FHSM VP-74
Saurodon (Hays, 1829)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Saurodon
Phylum
Chordata
Species
Class
Actinopterygii
Author
Hays
Order
Ichthyodectiformes
Year
1829
Family
Saurodontidae
Collected by
Sternberg, G.F.
Date Collected
Identified By
Sternberg, G.F.
Date Identified
1947-01-10
Type
Number of Pieces
1
Description
; Skull, partial skull in plaster

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

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