FHSM VP-15065
Cimolichthys (Leidy, 1857)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Cimolichthys
Phylum
Chordata
Species
Class
Actinopterygii
Author
Leidy
Order
Aulopiformes
Year
1857
Family
Cimolichthyidae
Collected by
Bussen, J.P.
Date Collected
1905-06-17
Identified By
Everhart, M.J.
Date Identified
2003-05-10
Type
Number of Pieces
1
Description
skeleton, On table behind VP cases 97-98

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Gove
Remarks
Information withheld. Please contact FHSM for detailed locality information;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)

Everhart, M.J., Hageman, S.A. & Hoffman, B.L.. 2010. Another Sternberg "Fish-within-a-Fish" Discovery: First Report of Ichthyodectes ctenodon (Teleostei; Ichthyodectiformes) with Stomach Contents. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 113:197-205
Shimada, K., 2006. Annotated checklist of fossil fishes from the Smoky Hill Chalk of the Niobrara Chalk (Upper Cretaceous) in Kansas. , 35:193-213