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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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 ancestors of Terebratulina caput serpentis may have been present at a battle of Ichthyosauria in that part of the sea which .