Name: Keilhauia ‭(‬named after Baltazar Mathias Keilhau‭)‬.
Phonetic: Ke-el-how-e-ah.
Named By: L.‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Delsett,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Roberts,‭ ‬P.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Druckenmiller‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Hurum‭ ‬-‭ ‬2017.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Ichthyosauria,‭ ‬Ophthalmosauridae.
Species: K.‭ ‬nui‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Piscivore.
Size: Roughly estimated to be about‭ ‬3.8‭ ‬to‭ ‬4.3‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: Norway,‭ ‬Svalbard‭ ‬-‭ ‬Agardhfjellet Formation.
Time period: Berriasian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial skeleton,‭ ‬elements of the skull.

       Keilhauia is a genus of opthalmosaurid ichthyosaur that lived during the early‭ ‬Cretaceous.‭ ‬Though only known from partial remains,‭ ‬Keilhauia shares many similarities to the genera Cryopterygius and Caypullisaurus.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new ophthalmosaurid‭ (‬Ichthyosauria‭) ‬from Svalbard,‭ ‬Norway,‭ ‬and evolution of the ichthyopterygian pelvic girdle.‭ ‬-‭ ‬PLoS ONE‭ ‬12‭(‬1‭)‬:e0169971.‭ ‬-‭ ‬L.‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Delsett,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Roberts,‭ ‬P.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Druckenmiller‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Hurum‭ ‬-‭ ‬2017.


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