Name: Parvinatator ‭(‬Little swimmer‭)‬.
Phonetic: Par-vin-a-ta-tor.
Named By: Nicholls and Brinkman‭ ‬-‭ ‬1995.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Ichthyosauria.
Species: P.‭ ‬wapitiensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Piscivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Canada‭ ‬-‭ ‬British Columbia‭ ‬-‭ ‬Sulphur Mountain Formation.
Time period: Triassic.
Fossil representation: At least one specimen.

       Parvinatator is a little known Triassic age ichthyosaur from British Columbia.‭ ‬The primitive form of Parvinatator reveals that it was similar to other primitive forms such as Utatsusaurus.

Further reading
- A new ichthyosaur from the Triassic Sulphur Mountain formation of British Columbia. by E. Nicholls & D. Brinkman. - In, Vertebrate fossils and the evolution of scientific concepts: 521–535, W. A. S. Sarjeant (ed.). - 1995.


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