FHSM VP-2069
Hesperornis regalis (Marsh, O.C., 1872)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Hesperornis
Phylum
Chordata
Species
regalis
Class
Aves
Author
Marsh, O.C.
Order
Hesperornithiformes
Year
1872
Family
Hesperornithidae
Collected by
Bonner, M.C.
Date Collected
Identified By
Walker, M.V.
Date Identified
1958-09-18
Type
Number of Pieces
Description
Skeleton; Partial 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
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 (1 of 1)

Everhart, M.J., . 2011b. Rediscovery of the Hesperornis regalis Marsh 1871 holotype locality indicates an earlier stratigraphic occurrence. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science , 114:59-68