FHSM VP-16450
Ptychodus mortoni (Agassiz, L., 1843)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Ptychodus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
mortoni
Class
Chondrichthyes
Author
Agassiz, L.
Order
Year
1843
Family
Ptychodontidae
Collected by
Schumacher, B.A.
Date Collected
2001-06-06
Identified By
Schumacher, B.A.
Date Identified
2006-01-26
Type
Number of Pieces
2
Description
Skull; Isolated Teeth, (2)

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Colorado
County
Otero
Remarks
Information withheld. Please contact FHSM for detailed locality information
Group
Colorado
Formation
Niobrara
Member
Smoky Hill
Zone
Bed
Local Fauna
Sierra Vista

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