FHSM VP-17314
Platecarpus planifrons (Cope, E.D., 1874)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Platecarpus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
planifrons
Class
Reptilia
Author
Cope, E.D.
Order
Squamata
Year
1874
Family
Mosasauridae
Collected by
Everhart, M.J.
Date Collected
2008-07-05
Identified By
Everhart, M.J.
Date Identified
2008-10-17
Type
Number of Pieces
2017-06-30
Description
Skeleton; Partial Skeleton,

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Gove
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