FHSM VP-706
Ichthyodectes ctenodon (Cope, E.D., 1870)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Ichthyodectes
Phylum
Chordata
Species
ctenodon
Class
Actinopterygii
Author
Cope, E.D.
Order
Ichthyodectiformes
Year
1870
Family
Ichthyodectidae
Collected by
Bonner, M.C.
Date Collected
1956
Identified By
Bardack, D.
Date Identified
1905-05-18
Type
Number of Pieces
1
Description
Skeleton; Complete Skeleton,

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

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

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)

Bardack, D., 1965. Anatomy and evolution of chirocentrid fishes. Kansas University Paleontology Contributions, Vertebrata, 10:87
Everhart, M.J., Hageman, S.A. & Hoffman, B.L.. 2010. Another Sternberg "Fish-within-a-Fish" Discovery: First Report of Ichthyodectes ctenodon (Teleostei; Ichthyodectiformes) with Stomach Contents. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 113:197-205