FHSM VP-8225
Xiphactinus (Leidy, 1870)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Xiphactinus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
Class
Actinopterygii
Author
Leidy
Order
Ichthyodectiformes
Year
1870
Family
Ichthyodectidae
Collected by
Thomasson, J.R. et al.
Date Collected
1986-04-10
Identified By
Zakrzewski, R.J.
Date Identified
1986-05-06
Type
Number of Pieces
1
Description
; Vertebra, (1)

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