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meaning: "Flat wing"
Named By: von Huene in 1922
Time Period: Early - Late Cretaceous
Location: Australia, Russia, USA and Columbia. Further material possibly from New Zealand and Western Europe as well
Size: Around 7 meters long
Diet: Piscivore
Fossil(s): Many specimens including adults, juveniles
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Ichthyosauria | Ophthalmosauridae |

Platypterygius is an ichthyosaur of the family Ophthalmosauridae. It is most closely related to the genera Caypullisaurus and Brachypterygius.

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