FHSM VP-2073
Ptychodus rugosus (Dixon, 1850)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Ptychodus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
rugosus
Class
Chondrichthyes
Author
Dixon
Order
Year
1850
Family
Ptychodontidae
Collected by
Morris, B.; Jamison, G.
Date Collected
1958-11-01
Identified By
Hamm, S.A.
Date Identified
2008-12-01
Type
Number of Pieces
292
Description
Skull; Teeth, (292)

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Gove
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 (2 of 2)

Hamm, S.A., . 2010a. The late Cretaceous shark, Ptychodus rugosus, (Ptychodontidae) in the western Interior Sea. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science , 113:44-55
Hamm, S.A., . 2010b. The late Cretaceous shark, Ptychodus rugosus, (Ptychodontidae) in the western Interior Sea, USA. Journal of Paleontology, 84:538-548