FHSM VP-2495
Tylosaurus kansasensis (Everhart, M.J., 2005)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Tylosaurus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
kansasensis
Class
Reptilia
Author
Everhart, M.J.
Order
Squamata
Year
2005
Family
Mosasauridae
Collected by
Zakrzewski, R.J. et al.
Date Collected
1969-11-08
Identified By
Everhart, M.J.
Date Identified
2005
Type
Number of Pieces
400+
Description
Skeleton; Partial Skeleton,

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

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

Everhart, M.J., . 2005c. Tylosaurus kansasensis, a new species of tylosaurine (Squamata, Mosasauridae) from the Niobrara Chalk of western Kansas, USA. Netherlands Journal of Geosciences, 84:231-240
Konishi, T., Caldwell, M.W.. 2011. Two new plioplatecarpine (Squamata: Mosasauridae) genera from the upper Cretaceous of North America, and global phylogenetic analysis of plioplatecarpines. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 31:754-783