FHSM VP-3251
Protosphyraena nitida (Cope, E.D., 1873)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Protosphyraena
Phylum
Chordata
Species
nitida
Class
Actinopterygii
Author
Cope, E.D.
Order
Pachycormiformes
Year
1873
Family
Pachycormidae
Collected by
Green, J.R.
Date Collected
Identified By
Zakrzewski, R.J.
Date Identified
1974-02-01
Type
Number of Pieces
68
Description
Skeleton; Partial Skeleton,

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Trego
Remarks
Information withheld. Please contact FHSM for detailed locality information
Group
Colorado
Formation
Niobrara
Member
Zone
Bed
Local Fauna
Bug Creek

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)

Shimada, K., 2006. Annotated checklist of fossil fishes from the Smoky Hill Chalk of the Niobrara Chalk (Upper Cretaceous) in Kansas. , 35:193-213