FHSM VP-13961
Scapanorhynchus rhaphiodon (Agassiz, L., 1843)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Scapanorhynchus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
rhaphiodon
Class
Chondrichthyes
Author
Agassiz, L.
Order
Lamniformes
Year
1843
Family
Mitsukurinidae
Collected by
Hamm, S.A.
Date Collected
2000-08-05
Identified By
Hamm, S.A.
Date Identified
2001-03-15
Type
Number of Pieces
5
Description
teeth,

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)

Hamm, S.A., Shimada, K.. 2002. Associated tooth set of the late Cretaceous lamniform shark, Scpanorhyncus raphiodon (Mitsukurinidae), from the Niobrara Chalk of western Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 105:18-26
Shimada, K., 2006. Annotated checklist of fossil fishes from the Smoky Hill Chalk of the Niobrara Chalk (Upper Cretaceous) in Kansas. , 35:193-213