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meaning: "Molles lizard - After the formation where it was found"
Named By: Marta S. Fernandez in 1999
Time Period: Middle Jurassic, 171.6-170 Ma
Location: Argentina, Patagonia - Los Molles Formation
Size: Uncertain
Diet: Piscivore, possibly a specialist in squid and belemnites
Fossil(s): Partial skull and vertebrae
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Ichthyosauria | Ophthalmosauridae | Ophthalmosaurinae |
Also known as: | Ophthalmosaurus periallus |

Mollesaurus is an extinct genus of large ophthalmosaurine ophthalmosaurid ichthyosaur known from northwestern Patagonia of Argentina.

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