FHSM VP-2944
Platypterygius americanus (Nace, 1939)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Platypterygius
Phylum
Chordata
Species
americanus
Class
Reptilia
Author
Nace
Order
Ichthyosauria
Year
1939
Family
Ophthalmosauridae
Collected by
McGrew, P.O.
Date Collected
Identified By
Romer, A.S.
Date Identified
Type
Number of Pieces
1
Description
Cast; External, skull

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Wyoming
County
Weston
Remarks
Information withheld. Please contact FHSM for detailed locality information
Group
Formation
Mowry
Member
Zone
Bed
Local Fauna

Chronostratigraphy

Biostratigraphy

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