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Sveltonectes Fischer et al. 2011 (ichthyosaur)

Ichthyopterygia - Ichthyosauria - Ophthalmosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 202540

Full reference: V. Fischer, E. Masure, M. S. Arkhangelsky and P. Godefroit. 2011. A new Barremian (Early Cretaceous) ichthyosaur from western Russia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31(5):1010-1025

Parent taxon: Platypterygiinae according to M. S. Arkhangelsky and N. G. Zverkov 2014

Sister taxa: Aegirosaurus, Athabascasaurus, Brachypterygius, Caypullisaurus, Maiaspondylus, Pervushovisaurus, Platypterygius, Simbirskiasaurus, Sisteronia

Subtaxa: Sveltonectes insolitus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore