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meaning: "Narrow wing"
Named By: Otto Jaekel in 1904
Time Period: Early Jurassic, 183-179 Ma
Location: England, France, Germany, Luxembourg and Switzerland
Size: Average around 3 to 4 meters long, depending upon the species
Diet: Piscivore/carnivore
Fossil(s): Over 100 specimens
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Ichthyosauria | Stenopterygiidae |
Also known as: | Ichthyosaurus quadriscissus | Ichthyosaurus triscissus | Stenopterygius eos | Stenopterygius incessus | Stenopterygius hauffianus | Stenopterygius longifrons | Stenopterygius megacephalus | Stenopterygius megalorhinus |

Stenopterygius is an extinct genus of thunnosaur ichthyosaur known from Europe (England, France, Germany, Luxembourg and Switzerland). Maximum length was 4 meters (13 feet).

Read more about Stenopterygius at Wikipedia
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