Name: Caypullisaurus.
Phonetic: Cay-pul-le-sore-us.
Named By: Marta Fernandez‭ ‬-‭ ‬1977.‭
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Ichthyosauria,‭ ‬Ophthalmosauridae,‭ ‬Platypterygiinae.
Species: C.‭ ‬bonapartei‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Piscivore/Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Argentina.
Time period: Tithonian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Described in‭ ‬1997,‭ ‬Caypullisaurus is classed as a member of the Platypterygiinae ichthyosaurs,‭ ‬with related genera including Aegirosaurus,‭ ‬Athabascasaurus,‭ ‬Platypterygius and Sveltonectes amongst others.

Further reading
- A new Ichthyosaur from the Tithonian (Late Jurassic) of the Neuquen Basin, Northwestern Patagonia, Argentina. - Journal of Paleontology 71(3):479-484. - M. S. Fernández - 1997.


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