FHSM VP-19
Kansius sternbergi (Hussakof, L., 1929)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Kansius
Phylum
Chordata
Species
sternbergi
Class
Actinopterygii
Author
Hussakof, L.
Order
Beryciformes
Year
1929
Family
Holocentridae
Collected by
L.; Edgington Wedel
Date Collected
1928-02-29
Identified By
Hussakof, L.
Date Identified
1929-07-06
Type
Number of Pieces
1
Description
Skeleton; Partial Skeleton,

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Gove
Remarks
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)

Bardack, D., 1976. Paracanthopterygian and acanthopterygian fishes from the Upper Cretaceous of Kansas. Fieldiana Geology, 33:335-374
Hussakoff, L., . 1929. A new teleostean fish from the Niobrara of Kansas. American Museum Novitates, 357:42739