FHSM VP-13950
Xiphactinus (Leidy, 1870)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Xiphactinus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
Class
Actinopterygii
Author
Leidy
Order
Ichthyodectiformes
Year
1870
Family
Ichthyodectidae
Collected by
Zakrzewski, R.J. et al.
Date Collected
2001-04-20
Identified By
Zakrzewski, R.J.
Date Identified
2001-05-30
Type
Number of Pieces
80
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