FHSM VP-13325
Ptychodus (Agassiz, 1837)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Ptychodus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
Class
Chondrichthyes
Author
Agassiz
Order
Year
1837
Family
Ptychodontidae
Collected by
Shimada, K.;Armstrong, A.
Date Collected
1995-06/09
Identified By
Shimada, K.
Date Identified
1995-08-15
Type
Number of Pieces
1
Description
Skull; Isolated Teeth, (1), in coprolite

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
Carlile
Member
Blue 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
Turonian
Latest Age
Turonian
Lowest Zone
Highest Zone

Publications (3 of 3)

Everhart, M.J., . 2007a. Remains of a pycnodont fish (Actinopterygii: Pycnodontiformes) in a coprolite; an uppermost record of Micropycnodon kansasensis in the Smoky Hill Chalk, western Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science , 110:35-43
Everhart, M.J., Darnell, M.K.. 2004. Occurrence of Ptychodus mammilaris (Elasmobranchii) in the Fairport Chalk Member of the Carlile Shale (Upper Cretaceous) of Ellis County, Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science , 107:126-130
Shimada, K., . 1997d. Shark-tooth-bearing coprolite from the Carlile Shale (Upper Cretaceous), Ellis County, Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 100:133-138