FHSM VP-336
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
Haverfield, R.W.
Date Collected
Identified By
Sternberg, G.F.
Date Identified
1952-10-03
Type
Number of Pieces
112
Description
teeth,

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

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

Coulson, A.B., Kohn, M.J. & Barrick, R.E.. 2011. Isotopic evaluation of ocean circularion in the Late Cretaceous North American seaway. Nature Geoscience, 4:852-855
Shimada, K., . 2012. Dentition of Late Cretaceous shark, Ptychodus mortoni (Elasmobranchii, Ptychodontidae). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 32:1271-1284