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Paraophthalmosaurus saveljeviensis Arkhangelsky 1997 (ichthyosaur)

Ichthyopterygia - Ichthyosauria - Ophthalmosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 170912

Alternative combination: Ophthalmosaurus saveljeviensis

Full reference: M. S. Arkhangelsky. 1997. On a new genus of ichthyosaurs from the Lower Volgian substage of the Saratov, Volga Region. Paleontological Journal 21(1):87-91

Belongs to Paraophthalmosaurus according to M. S. Arkhangelsky and N. G. Zverkov 2014

Sister taxa: Paraophthalmosaurus kabanovi, Paraophthalmosaurus saratoviensis

Type specimen: CTY 104a/23, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Brick factory spoil heap, Gornyi, which is in a Tithonian marine horizon in the Russian Federation.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore