FHSM VP-71
Plesiosauria (de Blainville, 1835)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
Class
Reptilia
Author
de Blainville
Order
Plesiosauria
Year
1835
Family
Collected by
Sternberg, G.F.
Date Collected
1938-01-10
Identified By
Sternberg, G.F.
Date Identified
1947-01-10
Type
Number of Pieces
5
Description
; Vertebra, associated

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
Greenhorn
Member
Pfeifer
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)

Schumacher, B.A., Everhart, M.J.. 2005. A stratigraphic and taxonomic review of plesiosaurs from the old "Fort Benton Group" of Central Kansas: a new assessment of old records. Paludicola, 5:33-54