FHSM VP-2139
Ichthyornis (Marsh, 1872)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Ichthyornis
Phylum
Chordata
Species
Class
Aves
Author
Marsh
Order
Ichthyornithiformes
Year
1872
Family
Ichthyornithidae
Collected by
Erickson, P.
Date Collected
Identified By
Zakrzewski, R.J.
Date Identified
Type
Number of Pieces
Description
Limb; Carpometacarpus, proximal

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
Greenhorn/Carlile
Member
Pfeifer (Fencepost Bed)/Fairport
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
Turonian
Latest Age
Turonian
Lowest Zone
Highest Zone

Publications (1 of 1)

Shimada, K., Fernandes, M.V.. 2006. Ichthyornis sp. (Aves: Ichthyornithiformes) from the lower Turonian (Upper Cretaceous) of western Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 109:21-26