FHSM VP-2295
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
Walker, M.V. et al.
Date Collected
1968-11-01
Identified By
Bell, G.
Date Identified
1990-07-15
Type
Number of Pieces
122
Description
; Skull, ; ; Vertebra,

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Ellis
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 (3 of 7)

Everhart, M.J., . 2002. New data on cranial measurements and body length of the mosasaur Tylosaurus nepaeolicus (Squamata: Mosasauridae), from the Niobrara Formation of western Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science , 105:33-43
Everhart, M.J., . 2005b. Earliest record of the genus Tylosaurus (Squamata: Mosasauridae) from the Fort Hays Limestone (Lower Coniacian) of western Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science , 108:149-155
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
Everhart, M.J., . 2008b. A bitten skull of Tylosaurus kansasensis (Squamata: Mosasauridae) and a review of mosasaur-on-mosasaur pathologies in the fossil record. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science , 111:251-262
Kansas Academy of Science, . 2007. Abstracts of the 139th Annual Meeting of the Kansas Academy of Science, Kansas Wesleyan University, Salina, Kansas, April 13-14. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science , 110:293-311
Kansas Academy of Science, . 2008. Abstracts of the 140th Annual Meeting of the Kansas Academy of Science, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas, March 28-29. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science , 111:165-192
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