FHSM VP-17979
Protostega gigas (Cope, E.D., 1871)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Protostega
Phylum
Chordata
Species
gigas
Class
Reptilia
Author
Cope, E.D.
Order
Year
1871
Family
Protostegidae
Collected by
Everhart, M.J. et al.
Date Collected
October 22 2011
Identified By
Everhart, M.J.
Date Identified
September 29 2011
Type
Number of Pieces
1
Description
Dermal Bone; Carapace,

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
Horsethief Canyon

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)

Kansas Academy of Science, . 2013. Abstracts of the 145th Annual Meeting of the Kansas Academy of Science, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kansas, April 5-6, 2013. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 116:65-86