FHSM VP-2062
Pteranodon longiceps (Marsh, O.C., 1876)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Pteranodon
Phylum
Chordata
Species
longiceps
Class
Reptilia
Author
Marsh, O.C.
Order
Pterosauria
Year
1876
Family
Pteranodontidae
Collected by
Sternberg, G.F.
Date Collected
1956-09-30
Identified By
Miller, H.W.
Date Identified
1981
Type
Number of Pieces
20
Description
Skeleton; Partial Skeleton,

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Trego
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 3)

Bennett, S.C., . 2007. Articulation and function of the pteroid bone of pterosaurs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 27:881-891
Hyder, E.S., Witton, M.P. & Martill, D.M.. 2014. Evolution of the Pterosaur Pelvis. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 59:109-124
Sternberg, G.F., Walker, M.V.. 1958. Observation of articulated limb-bones of a recently discovered Pteranodon in the Niobrara Cretaceous of Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 61:81-85