Literature and Links


Caroll, R. L. (1988) Vertebrate Palaeontology and Evolution. Chapter 12, pages 240-260. W. H. Freeman and Company, New York.

Mcfarland, W. N., Pough, F. H., Cade, T. J., and Heiser, J. B. (1979) Vertebrate Life. Macmillan.

Cox, B., Savage, R. J. G., gardiner, B., and Dixon, D. (1988) Illustrated Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animals. Macmillan.

Callaway, J. M. and Nicholls, E. L. (1997) Ancient Marine Reptiles. Academic Press.


Enchanted Learning fact sheets

More information on ichthyosaurs

Ichthyosaur Home Page

The Plesiosaur Site

Mary Anning - fossil hunter


All photographs © Rachel Jennings, taken at Bristol City Museum.

Sketch drawings by Rachel Jennings, after Cox et al. (1979), except amniote skull type diagram, which is after Mcfarland et al. (1979).


Author: Rachel Jennings
Last updated: 22/11/2005
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