The southernmost occurrence of Ichthyosaurus from the Sinemurian of Portugal

  title={The southernmost occurrence of Ichthyosaurus from the Sinemurian of Portugal},
  author={Jo{\~a}o Carlos Moreno de Sousa and Octávio Mateus},
  journal={Fossil Record},
  • J. Sousa, O. Mateus
  • Published 9 September 2021
  • Geography, Environmental Science
  • Fossil Record
Abstract. The ichthyosaur fossil record of Portugal is composed of specimens from the localities of São Pedro de Moel, Alhadas, Cadima, Murtede, Casal do Combo, Condeixa, Alvaiázere and Tomar, within the confines of the Lusitanian Basin, ranging in age from the Sinemurian to the Aalenian. We reviewed the historical ichthyosaur finds in Portugal, and in this work we focus on the specimen IST-MDT 85, from the Sinemurian of Praia de Nossa Senhora da Vitória, central west coast of Portugal. The… 

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