FHSM VP-17596
Plesiosauridae (Gray, J.E., 1825)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
Class
Reptilia
Author
Gray, J.E.
Order
Plesiosauria
Year
1825
Family
Plesiosauridae
Collected by
Everhart, M.J.
Date Collected
Identified By
Everhart, M.J.
Date Identified
2010-06-22
Type
Number of Pieces
4 bags
Description
; Limb, podial fragments

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

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

Publications (1 of 1)

Everhart, M.J., . 2016. Note on the rare occurrence of mosasaur (Squamata: Mosasauridae) remains in the Blue Hill Shale (Middle Turonian) of Mitchell County, Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science , 119:375-380