FHSM VP-4533
Xiphactinus audax (Leidy, J.H., 1870)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Xiphactinus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
audax
Class
Actinopterygii
Author
Leidy, J.H.
Order
Ichthyodectiformes
Year
1870
Family
Ichthyodectidae
Collected by
Nicholson, R.
Date Collected
Fall 1975
Identified By
Zakrzewski, R.J.
Date Identified
1975-09 to 1975-12
Type
Number of Pieces
3
Description
Skeleton; Partial Skeleton,

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

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

Chronostratigraphy

Biostratigraphy

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