Paleontological Journal

, Volume 42, Issue 3, pp 287–291 | Cite as

On ichthyosaur remains from the Cretaceous of the Voronezh Region

  • M. S. Arkhangelsky
  • A. O. Averianov
  • E. M. Pervushov
  • V. Yu. Ratnikov
  • N. Yu. Zozyrev


A new ichthyosaur, Platypterygius ochevi sp. nov., from the Albian-Cenomanian of the Voronezh Region is described based on a partial forefin. It differs from congeners in the very large facet for the lageniformis on the humerus.

Key words

Ichthyosaur Cretaceous Voronezh Region Russia 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. S. Arkhangelsky
    • 1
  • A. O. Averianov
    • 2
  • E. M. Pervushov
    • 1
  • V. Yu. Ratnikov
    • 3
  • N. Yu. Zozyrev
    • 1
  1. 1.Geological FacultySaratov State UniversitySaratovRussia
  2. 2.Zoological InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia
  3. 3.Geological FacultyVoronezh State UniversityVoronezhRussia

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