FHSM VP 6781
Alligator (Cuvier, 1807)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Alligator
Phylum
Chordata
Species
Class
Reptilia
Author
Cuvier
Order
Crocodylia
Year
1807
Family
Alligatoridae
Collected by
Zakrzewski, R.J. et al.
Date Collected
1983-04-28
Identified By
Zakrzewski, R.J.
Date Identified
1984-05-25
Type
Number of Pieces
1
Description
tooth, VP Trip

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Clark
Remarks
Information withheld. Please contact FHSM for detailed locality information
Group
Formation
Ogallala
Member
Zone
Bed
Local Fauna
Road Cut

Chronostratigraphy

Biostratigraphy

Earliest Era
Cenozoic
Latest Era
Cenozoic
Earliest Period
Neogene
Latest Period
Neogene
Earliest Epoch
Miocene
Latest Epoch
Miocene
Earliest Age
Latest Age
Lowest Zone
Hemphillian
Highest Zone
Hemphillian

Publications (1 of 1)

Liggett, G.A., . 1997. The Beckerdite local biota (early Hemphillian) and the first Tertiary occurrence of a crocodilian from Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 100:101-108