FHSM VP-2121
Ptychodus mortoni (Agassiz, L., 1843)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Ptychodus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
mortoni
Class
Chondrichthyes
Author
Agassiz, L.
Order
Year
1843
Family
Ptychodontidae
Collected by
Faucett, J.
Date Collected
Identified By
Darnell, M.K.
Date Identified
1981-11-18
Type
Number of Pieces
4
Description
Skull; Isolated Teeth,

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
North America
Remarks
Could not be georeferenced.
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 (1 of 1)

Shimada, K., 2006. Annotated checklist of fossil fishes from the Smoky Hill Chalk of the Niobrara Chalk (Upper Cretaceous) in Kansas. , 35:193-213