FHSM VP-3366
Tylosaurus kansasensis (Everhart, M.J., 2005)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Tylosaurus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
kansasensis
Class
Reptilia
Author
Everhart, M.J.
Order
Squamata
Year
2005
Family
Mosasauridae
Collected by
Bliss, R.L.
Date Collected
1972-04-01
Identified By
Everhart, M.J.
Date Identified
2005
Type
Number of Pieces
385
Description
Skeleton; Partial Skeleton, ; Skull; Partial Skull, ; ; Rib, ; Vertebra; Unidentified,

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Gove
Remarks
Information withheld. Please contact FHSM for detailed locality information
Group
Colorado
Formation
Niobrara
Member
Smoky Hill
Zone
Bed
Local Fauna

Chronostratigraphy

Biostratigraphy

Earliest Era
Mesozoic
Latest Era
Mesozoic
Earliest Period
Cretaceous
Latest Period
Cretaceous
Earliest Epoch
Upper
Latest Epoch
Upper
Earliest Age
Santonian
Latest Age
Santonian
Lowest Zone
Highest Zone

Publications (2 of 2)

Everhart, M.J., . 2005c. Tylosaurus kansasensis, a new species of tylosaurine (Squamata, Mosasauridae) from the Niobrara Chalk of western Kansas, USA. Netherlands Journal of Geosciences, 84:231-240
Everhart, M.J., . 2008b. A bitten skull of Tylosaurus kansasensis (Squamata: Mosasauridae) and a review of mosasaur-on-mosasaur pathologies in the fossil record. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science , 111:251-262