A NEW MIXOSAURID ICHTHYOSAUR FROM THE MIDDLE TRIASSIC OF CHINA

@inproceedings{Jiang2006ANM,
  title={A NEW MIXOSAURID ICHTHYOSAUR FROM THE MIDDLE TRIASSIC OF CHINA},
  author={Da-yong Jiang and Lars Schmitz and Wei-cheng Hao and Yuan-Lin Sun},
  year={2006}
}
We describe the new ichthyosaur taxon Mixosaurus panxianensis, sp. nov., from the Middle Triassic of Guizhou Province, China. Diagnostic characters of the new species include a short posteroventral jugal process and the absence of external contact between jugal and quadratojugal. The morphologic description of the type specimens amends the knowledge of the postorbital region and the postcranium of the Mixosauridae. The holotype of Mixosaurus mao- taiensis, which is very fragmentary and has no… CONTINUE READING

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