Sumpalla

Name: Sumpalla.
Phonetic: Sum-pal-lah.
Named By: Lisandro Campos,‭ ‬Marta S.‭ ‬Fernández,‭ ‬Yanina Herrera‭ & ‬Alberto Garrido‭ ‬-‭ ‬2021.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Ichthyosauria,‭ ‬Ophthalmosauridae,‭ ‬Platypterygiinae.
Species: S.‭ ‬argentina‭ (‬type‭).
Diet: Piscivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Argentina‭ ‬-‭ ‬Vaca Muerta Formation.
Time period: Late Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Sumpalla ia a genus of ichthyosaur that lived in the waters around South America during‭ ‬the late Jurassic.‭ ‬The holotype fossil of Sumpalla was originally assigned to the Aegirosaurus‭ ‬genus,‭ ‬before being re-described in‭ ‬2021.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Morphological disparity in the evolution of the ophthalmosaurid forefin:‭ ‬new clues from the Upper Jurassic of Argentina.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Papers in Palaeontology.‭ ‬7‭ (‬4‭)‬:‭ ‬1995‭–‬2020.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Lisandro Campos,‭ ‬Marta S.‭ ‬Fernández,‭ ‬Yanina Herrera‭ & ‬Alberto Garrido‭ ‬-‭ ‬2021.



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