Ichthyosauria


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Related to Ichthyosauria: Ichthyopterygia
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Noun1.Ichthyosauria - extinct marine reptiles: ichthyosaursIchthyosauria - extinct marine reptiles: ichthyosaurs
animal order - the order of animals
Archosauria, subclass Archosauria - a large subclass of diapsid reptiles including: crocodiles; alligators; dinosaurs; pterosaurs; plesiosaurs; ichthyosaurs; thecodonts
ichthyosaur - any of several marine reptiles of the Mesozoic having a body like a porpoise with dorsal and tail fins and paddle-shaped limbs
family Ichthyosauridae, Ichthyosauridae - later ichthyosaurs of the Jurassic and Cretaceous; widely distributed in both hemispheres
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References in classic literature ?
About us swarmed the mighty denizens of the prim-eval deep--plesiosauri and ichthyosauria with all their horrid, slimy cousins whose names were as the names of aunts and uncles to Perry, but which I have never been able to recall an hour after having heard them.
The scientists' findings have been written up for the 2019 paper 'Descriptive anatomy of the largest known specimen of Protoichthyosaurus prostaxalis (Reptilia: Ichthyosauria) including computed tomography and digital reconstruction of a three-dimensional skull' by Dean Lomax, Dr Laura Porro and Nigel Larkin.
The ancestors of Terebratulina caput serpentis may have been present at a battle of Ichthyosauria in that part of the sea which ...