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THE FIRST REPORTED LEPTONECTES (REPTILIA: ICHTHYOSAURIA) WITH ASSOCIATED EMBRYOS, FROM SOMERSET, ENGLAND

@inproceedings{Lomax2012THEFR,
  title={THE FIRST REPORTED LEPTONECTES (REPTILIA: ICHTHYOSAURIA) WITH ASSOCIATED EMBRYOS, FROM SOMERSET, ENGLAND},
  author={Dean R Lomax and Judy A. Massare},
  year={2012}
}
A large but incomplete skeleton of an ichthyosaur (CAMSM J 13579) from Street, Somerset, in the Sedgwick Museum collection is associated with two embryos. The morphology of the pelvis and humerus indicate that the adult is Leptonectes. The elongated external naris, exclusion of the maxilla from the border of the external naris, notched radius of the embryo, and large size of the adult indicate that these specimens are most likely L. tenuirostris, a fairly common species from the Street location… CONTINUE READING
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