FHSM VP-2224
Cretoxyrhina mantelli (Agassiz, L., 1843)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Cretoxyrhina
Phylum
Chordata
Species
mantelli
Class
Chondrichthyes
Author
Agassiz, L.
Order
Lamniformes
Year
1843
Family
Cretoxyrhinidae
Collected by
Frye, L.C.
Date Collected
Identified By
Shimada, K.
Date Identified
Type
Number of Pieces
30
Description
Skull; Teeth, ; Skeleton; Partial Skeleton,

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Trego
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)

Shimada, K., . 1997c. Dentition of the late Cretaceous lamniform shark, Cretoxyrhina mantelli, from the Niobrara Chalk of Kansas. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 17:269-279
Shimada, K., 2006. Annotated checklist of fossil fishes from the Smoky Hill Chalk of the Niobrara Chalk (Upper Cretaceous) in Kansas. , 35:193-213