FHSM VP-15271
Coniasaurus crassidens (Owen, R., 1851)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Coniasaurus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
crassidens
Class
Reptilia
Author
Owen, R.
Order
Squamata
Year
1851
Family
Dolichosauridae
Collected by
Schumacher, B.A.
Date Collected
2002-03-06
Identified By
Shimada, K.
Date Identified
2003-08-20
Type
Number of Pieces
391
Description
Skull; Isolated Teeth, (391)

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Colorado
County
Las Animas
Remarks
Information withheld. Please contact FHSM for detailed locality information
Group
Colorado
Formation
Greenhorn
Member
Lincoln
Zone
Bed
Local Fauna
Tobe

Chronostratigraphy

Biostratigraphy

Earliest Era
Mesozoic
Latest Era
Mesozoic
Earliest Period
Cretaceous
Latest Period
Cretaceous
Earliest Epoch
Upper
Latest Epoch
Upper
Earliest Age
Cenomanian
Latest Age
Cenomanian
Lowest Zone
Highest Zone

Publications (1 of 1)

Shimada, K., Schumacher, B.A., Parkin, J.A., & Palermo, J.M.. 2006. Fossil marine vertebrates from the lowermost Greenhorn Limestone (Upper Cretaceous: middle Cenomanian) in southeastern Colorado. Journal of Paleontology Memoir, 63:1-45