FHSM VP-10634
Ptychodus mortoni (Agassiz, L., 1843)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Ptychodus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
mortoni
Class
Chondrichthyes
Author
Agassiz, L.
Order
Year
1843
Family
Ptychodontidae
Collected by
Zakrzewski, R.J.
Date Collected
1990-05-07
Identified By
Stewart, J.D.
Date Identified
1990-05-07
Type
Number of Pieces
1
Description
Skull; Isolated Teeth,

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Ellis
Remarks
Information withheld. Please contact FHSM for detailed locality information
Group
Colorado
Formation
Niobrara
Member
Fort Hays
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
Coniacian
Latest Age
Coniacian
Lowest Zone
Highest Zone

Publications (1 of 1)

Shimada, K., . 1996a. Selachians from the Fort Hays Limestone Member of the Niobrara Chalk (Upper Cretaceous), Ellis County, Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 99:42750