As for the ichthyosaurus, has he gone down to his mighty cavern under the sea to rest, or will he reappear to destroy us?
Some authorities think it was an ichthyosaurus, but there is much doubt.
They fight the battle for existence not otherwise than do the ichthyosaurus, the Brahman, and the horse.
No doubt this agile creature held its own, though somewhat smaller than the more massively built ichthyosaurus.
You might as well ask for a limb of the ichthyosaurus as for a wing of these perished animals.
Posterior part of hind fin or paddle of ichthyosaurus communis.
The choice of a name, therefore, involved much difficulty; and at length he decided to call it the ichthyosaurus, or fish-lizard.
Among the most singular of these are several species of ichthyosaurus and Plesiosaurus.
And if they wanted fish, the ichthyosaurus was asked for,—he was twenty to forty feet long, so there was plenty of him.
Enaliosaurians ('sea-lizards'), a group of gigantic Mesozoic reptiles of which the ichthyosaurus and plesiosaurus were the chief.