FHSM VP-2159
Xiphactinus audax (Leidy, J.H., 1870)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Xiphactinus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
audax
Class
Actinopterygii
Author
Leidy, J.H.
Order
Ichthyodectiformes
Year
1870
Family
Ichthyodectidae
Collected by
Pivonka, J.
Date Collected
Summer 1958
Identified By
Bardack, D.
Date Identified
1905-05-18
Type
Number of Pieces
1
Description
Skull; Cranium, ; Vertebra; Cervical,

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Rush
Remarks
Information withheld. Please contact FHSM for detailed locality information
Group
Colorado
Formation
Carlile
Member
Fairport
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)

Bardack, D., 1965. Anatomy and evolution of chirocentrid fishes. Kansas University Paleontology Contributions, Vertebrata, 10:87