FHSM VP-16583
Micropycnodon kansasensis (Hibbard, Graffham, 1941)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Micropycnodon
Phylum
Chordata
Species
kansasensis
Class
Actinopterygii
Author
Hibbard, Graffham
Order
Pycnodontiformes
Year
1941
Family
Pycnodontidae
Collected by
Everhart, M.J.
Date Collected
2004-10-24
Identified By
Everhart, M.J.
Date Identified
2006-07-07
Type
Number of Pieces
1
Description
Skull; Teeth,

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Lane
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., . 2007a. Remains of a pycnodont fish (Actinopterygii: Pycnodontiformes) in a coprolite; an uppermost record of Micropycnodon kansasensis in the Smoky Hill Chalk, western Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science , 110:35-43