FHSM VP-17299
Plesiosauria (de Blainville, 1835)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
Class
Reptilia
Author
de Blainville
Order
Plesiosauria
Year
1835
Family
Collected by
Everhart, M.J.
Date Collected
2008-06-07
Identified By
Everhart, M.J.
Date Identified
2008-10-17
Type
Number of Pieces
29
Description
; Rib, fragments; ; Vertebra,

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Mitchell
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 (2 of 2)

Everhart, M.J., . 2009b. Probable plesiosaur remains from the Blue Hill Shale (Carlile Formation; middle Turonian) of north central Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science , 112:215-221
Everhart, M.J., . 2016. Note on the rare occurrence of mosasaur (Squamata: Mosasauridae) remains in the Blue Hill Shale (Middle Turonian) of Mitchell County, Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science , 119:375-380