Janusaurus

Name: Janusaurus.
Phonetic: ‭J‬an-u-sor-us.
Named By: A.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Robert,‭ ‬P.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Druckenmiller,‭ ‬G.‭ ‬Saetre‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬H.‭ ‬Hurum‭ ‬-‭ ‬2014.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Ichthyosauria,‭ Ophtalmosauridae.
Species: J.‭ ‬lundi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Norway,‭ ‬Spitsbergen-‭ ‬Agardhfjellet Formation‭ [‬Slottsm°ya Member‭]‬.
Time period: Tithonian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial skull.

       Janusaurus is a genus of ophthalmosaurid ichthyosaur that lived in the waters around what is now Spitsbergen during the late Jurassic.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new Upper Jurassic ophthalmosaurid ichthyosaur from the Slottsm°ya Member,‭ ‬Agardhfjellet Formation of central Spitsbergen.‭ ‬-‭ ‬PLoS One‭ ‬9‭(‬8‭)‬:1-24.‭ ‬-‭ ‬A.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Robert,‭ ‬P.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Druckenmiller,‭ ‬G.‭ ‬Saetre‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬H.‭ ‬Hurum‭ ‬-‭ ‬2014.



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