Name: Parrassaurus.
Phonetic: Pah-rah-sor-us.
Named By: Jair Israel Barrientos‭ & ‬Jesús Alvarado-Ortega‭ ‬-‭ ‬2021.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Ichthyosauria,‭ ‬Ophthalmosauridae,‭ ‬Platypterygiinae.
Species: P.‭ ‬yacahuitztli‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Piscivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Mexico‭ ‬-‭ ‬La Caja Formation.
Time period: Tithonian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Parrassaurus is a genus of ichthyosaur that lived in waters around Mexico during the late Jurassic.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new Tithonian ophthalmosaurid ichthyosaur from Coahuila in northeastern Mexico.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Alcheringa:‭ ‬An Australasian Journal of Palaeontology..‭ ‬-‭ ‬Jair Israel Barrientos‭ & ‬Jesús Alvarado-Ortega‭ ‬-‭ ‬2021.


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