FHSM VP-13997
Brachauchenius lucasi (Williston, 1903)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Brachauchenius
Phylum
Chordata
Species
lucasi
Class
Reptilia
Author
Williston
Order
Plesiosauria
Year
1903
Family
Pliosauridae
Collected by
Liggett, G.A. et al.
Date Collected
1995-03-01
Identified By
Shimada, K.
Date Identified
2006-06-27
Type
Number of Pieces
90+
Description
paddles (3),

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Russell
Remarks
Information withheld. Please contact FHSM for detailed locality information
Group
Colorado
Formation
Graneros
Member
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
Turonian
Latest Age
Turonian
Lowest Zone
Highest Zone

Publications (3 of 3)

Albright, L.B., Gillette, D.D., Titus, A.L.. 2007. Plesiosaurs from the upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian-Turonian) Tropic Shale of southern Utah, Part 1: new records of the pliosaur Brachauchenius lucasi. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 27:31-40
Liggett, G.A., Shimada, K., Bennett, S.C., & Schumacher, B.A.. 2005. Cenomanian (Late Cretaceous) reptiles from northwestern Russell County, Kansas. PaleoBios, 25:42995
Schumacher, B.A., Everhart, M.J.. 2005. A stratigraphic and taxonomic review of plesiosaurs from the old "Fort Benton Group" of Central Kansas: a new assessment of old records. Paludicola, 5:33-54