Pessopteryx

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Pessopteryx
Temporal range: Early Triassic
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Ichthyosauria
Family: Merriamosauridae
Genus: Pessopteryx
Wiman, 1910
Species
  • P. nisseri Wiman, 1910 (type)
  • P. pinguis Wiman, 1910 (type)

Pessopteryx is an extinct genus of ichthyosaur from the Early Triassic of Svalbard, Norway.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ M. W. Maisch. 2010. Phylogeny, systematics, and origin of the Ichthyosauria - the state of the art. Palaeodiversity 3:151-214.