FHSM VP-17432
Toxochelys latiremis (Cope, E.D., 1873)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Toxochelys
Phylum
Chordata
Species
latiremis
Class
Reptilia
Author
Cope, E.D.
Order
Year
1873
Family
Cheloniidae
Collected by
Everhart, M.J.
Date Collected
Identified By
Everhart, M.J.
Date Identified
July 29 2009
Type
Number of Pieces
50
Description
Skeleton; Partial Skeleton, ; ; Vertebra, ; Dermal Bone; Plastron, ; Dermal Bone; Carapace,

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Lane
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

Publications (2 of 2)

Coulson, A.B., Kohn, M.J. & Barrick, R.E.. 2011. Isotopic evaluation of ocean circularion in the Late Cretaceous North American seaway. Nature Geoscience, 4:852-855
Walter, J.G., Parham, J.F., Lyson, T.R., Warnock, R.C.M., & Donoghue, P.C.J.. 2013. A Divergence Dating Analysis of Turtles Using Fossil Calibrations: An Example of Best Practices . Journal of Paleontology, 87:612-634