Name: Baisesaurus ‭(‬Baise lizard‭)‬.
Phonetic: Bayz-sor-us.
Named By: Jicheng Ren,‭ ‬Haishui Jiang,‭ ‬Kunpeng Xiang,‭ ‬Corwin Sullivan,‭ ‬Yongzhong He,‭ ‬Long Cheng‭ & ‬Fenglu Han‭ ‬-‭ ‬2022.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Ichthyosauromorpha.
Species: B.‭ ‬robustus‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Piscivore/carnivore.
Size: Estimated to be at least‭ ‬3‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: China,‭ ‬Guangxi‭ ‬-‭ ‬Luolou Formation.
Time period: Spathian‭ (‬Olenekian ) of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial remains.

       Baisesaurus is a genus of ichthyosauromorph reptile that lived in the early Triassic.‭ ‬Though‭ ‬the holotype is incomplete,‭ ‬Baisesaurus is thought to have had a strong resemblance to the better known Utatsusaurus.‭ ‬Like Utatsusaurus,‭ ‬Baisesaurus would have been a fully marine reptile that hunted for fish and other aquatic creatures.‭

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new basal ichthyosauromorph from the Lower Triassic‭ (‬Olenekian‭) ‬of Zhebao,‭ ‬Guangxi Autonomous Region,‭ ‬South China.‭ ‬-‭ ‬PeerJ.‭ ‬10:‭ ‬e13209.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Jicheng Ren,‭ ‬Haishui Jiang,‭ ‬Kunpeng Xiang,‭ ‬Corwin Sullivan,‭ ‬Yongzhong He,‭ ‬Long Cheng‭ & ‬Fenglu Han‭ ‬-‭ ‬2022.


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