FHSM VP-2187
Cretoxyrhina mantelli (Agassiz, L., 1843)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Cretoxyrhina
Phylum
Chordata
Species
mantelli
Class
Chondrichthyes
Author
Agassiz, L.
Order
Lamniformes
Year
1843
Family
Cretoxyrhinidae
Collected by
Sternberg, G.F.
Date Collected
1965-06-22
Identified By
Walker, M.V.
Date Identified
1965-06-22
Type
Number of Pieces
Description
Skeleton; Complete Skeleton, ; ; Vertebra, ; Skull; Teeth, ; Dermal Bone; Denticle,

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
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 14)

Bourdon, J, Everhart, M.J.. 2011. Analysis of an associated Cretoxyrhina mantelli dentition from the Late Cretaceous (Smoky Hill Chalk, Late Coniacian) of western Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science , 114:15-32
Newbrey, M.G., Siversson, M., Cook, T.D., Fotheringham, A.M., & Sanchez, R.L.. 2013. Vertebral Morphology, Dentition, Age, Growth, and Ecology of the Large Lamniform Shark Cardabiodon ricki. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 60:877-897
Shimada, K., . 1997a. Periodic marker bands in vertebral centra of the late Cretaceous lamniform shark, Cretoxyrhina mantelli. Copeia, 1997:233-235
Shimada, K., . 1997b. Gigantic laminoid shark vertebra from the lower Cretaceous Kiowa Shale of Kansas. Journal of Paleontology, 71:522-524
Shimada, K., . 1997c. Dentition of the late Cretaceous lamniform shark, Cretoxyrhina mantelli, from the Niobrara Chalk of Kansas. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 17:269-279
Shimada, K., . 1997e. Stratigraphic record of the Late Cretaceous lamniform shark, Cretoxyrhina mantelli (Agassiz), in Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 100:139-149
Shimada, K., 1997. Paleoecological relationships of the late Cretaceous lamniform shark, Cretoxyrhina mantelli (Agassiz). Journal of Paleontology, 71:926-933
Shimada, K., . 1997g. Skeletal anatomy of the late Cretaceous lamniform shark, Cretoxyrhina mantelli, from the Niobrara Chalk of Kansas. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 17:926-933
Shimada, K., . 2008. Ontogenetic parameters and life history strategies of the late Cretaceous lamniform shark, Cretoxyrhina mantelli, based on vertebral growth increments. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 28:21-33
Shimada, K., 2004. Shark-bitten Xiphactinus audax (Teleostei: Ichthyodectiformes) from the Niobrara Chalk (Upper Cretaceous) of Kansas. The Mosasaur, 7:35-39
Shimada, K., 2006. Annotated checklist of fossil fishes from the Smoky Hill Chalk of the Niobrara Chalk (Upper Cretaceous) in Kansas. , 35:193-213
Shimada, K., Nagrodski, M.. 2010. Occurrence of the Fossil Lamniform Shark, Cretoxyrhina mantelli, from the Upper Cretaceous Hartland Shale, Central Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 113:235-236
Tomita, T., . 2011. Mouth-Size Estimation of a Primitive Lamniform Shark, Protolamna: Low Trophic Position in Lamniform Shark Origin. Paleontological Research, 15:68-76