FHSM VP 16869
Dolichorhynchops osborni (Williston, 1902)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Dolichorhynchops
Phylum
Chordata
Species
osborni
Class
Reptilia
Author
Williston
Order
Plesiosauria
Year
1902
Family
Polycotylidae
Collected by
Bussen, J.P.
Date Collected
Identified By
Everhart, M.J.
Date Identified
December 15 2006
Type
Number of Pieces
54, 39 bags
Description
partial skeleton, UTM 14287651E 4305998N just below DEH MU23

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Logan
Remarks
Information withheld. Please contact FHSM for detailed locality information
Group
Colorado
Formation
Niobrara
Member
Smoky Hill
Zone
Bed
Local Fauna
Lake Creek

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)

Schumacher, B.A., 2016. Polycotylus latipinnis Cope (Plesiosauria, Polycotylidae), a Nearly Complete Skeleton from the Niobrara Formation (Early Campanian) of Southwestern South Dakota. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 36:e1031341