FHSM VP-5114
Lepisosteus (Lacepede, 1803)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Lepisosteus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
Class
Actinopterygii
Author
Lacepede
Order
Lepisosteiformes
Year
1803
Family
Lepisosteidae
Collected by
M.V.; Reynolds Walker
Date Collected
1974-10-06
Identified By
Wiley, E.
Date Identified
1975-12-18
Type
Number of Pieces
2
Description
Dermal Bone; Scale,

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

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

Chronostratigraphy

Biostratigraphy

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

Publications (1 of 1)

Everhart, M.J., . 2009a. First occurrence of marine vertebrates in the Early Cretaceous of Kansas: Champion Shell bed, basal Kiowa Formation. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science , 112:201-210