ichthyosaurian
adjective or noun see ichthyosaur

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  • Ichthyosaurian — Ich thy*o*sau ri*an, a. (Paleon.) Of or pertaining to the Ichthyosauria. n. One of the Ichthyosauria. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ichthyosaurian — ich·thyo·sau·ri·an …   English syllables

  • ichthyosaurian — adjective or noun see ichthyosauria * * * ichthyosaurˈian adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑ichthyo …   Useful english dictionary

  • ichthyosaur — ichthyosaurian, adj., n. ichthyosauroid, adj. /ik thee euh sawr /, n. any fishlike marine reptile of the extinct order Ichthyosauria, ranging from 4 to 40 ft. (1.2 to 12 m) in length and having a round, tapering body, a large head, four… …   Universalium

  • Ichthyosaur — Taxobox name = Ichthyosauria fossil range = Fossil range|245|90 Middle Triassic Late Cretaceous image width = 250px image caption = Ichthyosaur, Holzmaden, regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Sauropsida subclassis = Diapsida? superordo …   Wikipedia

  • ichthyopterygian — ichthyopterygian, a. and n. Palæont. (ˌɪkθɪəʊptəˈrɪdʒɪən) [f. Gr. ἰχθυο (see ichthyo ) + πτέρυξ, πτερυγ wing, πτερύγι ον wing, fin + an.] a. adj. Belonging to the Ichthyopterygia, an order of extinct marine reptiles in Owen s classification (1860 …   Useful english dictionary

  • ichthyosaur — noun Etymology: ultimately from Greek ichthy + sauros lizard Date: 1830 any of an order (Ichthyosauria) of extinct marine reptiles of the Mesozoic specialized for aquatic life by a streamlined body with a long snout, limbs reduced to small fins… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ichthyopterygia — Taxobox name = Ichthyopterygians fossil range = Early Triassic Late Cretaceous image width = 250px image caption = Utatsusaurus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Sauropsida subclassis = Diapsida superordo = Ichthyopterygia superordo… …   Wikipedia

  • Shonisaurus — Taxobox name = Shonisaurus fossil range = Late Triassic image width = 250px image caption = life restoration of Shonisaurus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Sauropsida ordo = Ichthyosauria familia = Shastasauridae genus = Shonisaurus …   Wikipedia

  • Rachitrema — Taxobox name = Rachitrema regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata subphylum = Vertebrata classis = Sauropsida genus = Rachitrema genus authority = Sauvage, 1883 subdivision ranks = Species subdivision = * R. pellati Sauvage, 1883 (type) Rachitrema is …   Wikipedia

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