FHSM VP-17539
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
2006-01-14
Identified By
Shimada, K.
Date Identified
2010-02-25
Type
Number of Pieces
1
Description
Skull; Isolated Teeth, (1)

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Colorado
County
Otero
Remarks
Information withheld. Please contact FHSM for detailed locality information
Group
Colorado
Formation
Greenhorn
Member
Hartland
Zone
Bed
Local Fauna
Bear Spring

Chronostratigraphy

Biostratigraphy

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

Publications (2 of 2)

Everhart, M.J., Pearson, G.. 2014. An isolated squamate dorsal vertebra from the Late Cretaceous Greenhorn Formation of Mitchell County, Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science , 117:261-269
Nagrodski, M., Shimada, K., Schumacher, B.A. 2012. Marine vertebrates from the Hartland Shale (Upper Cretaceous: Upper Cenomanian) in southeastern Colorado, USA. Cretaceous Research, 37:76-88