FHSM VP-13907
Plesioplatecarpus planifrons (Cope, E.D., 1872)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Plesioplatecarpus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
planifrons
Class
Reptilia
Author
Cope, E.D.
Order
Squamata
Year
1872
Family
Mosasauridae
Collected by
Everhart, M.J. et al.
Date Collected
1990-05-05
Identified By
Bell, G.
Date Identified
1990-05-05
Type
Number of Pieces
260
Description
Skeleton; Partial Skeleton,

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Lane
Remarks
Information withheld. Please contact FHSM for detailed locality information
Group
Colorado
Formation
Niobrara
Member
Smoky Hill
Zone
Bed
Local Fauna
Bentley Ranch

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)

Everhart, M.J., . 2001. Revisions to the biostratigraphy of the Mosasauridae (Squamata) in the Smoky Hill Chalk member of the Niobrara Chalk (Late Cretaceous) of Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science , 104:59-78
Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, . 2001. Abstracts of Papers. Sixty-first Annual Meeting, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 21:1A-25A, 27A-117A