FHSM VP-12864
Cretodus crassidens (Dixon, F., 1850)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Cretodus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
crassidens
Class
Chondrichthyes
Author
Dixon, F.
Order
Lamniformes
Year
1850
Family
Cretoxyrhinidae
Collected by
C.L.S.F. Liggett
Date Collected
Identified By
Shimada, K.
Date Identified
1994-06-04
Type
Number of Pieces
2
Description
Skull; Teeth, (2), one in collection, one on exhibit

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Ellis
Remarks
Information withheld. Please contact FHSM for detailed locality information
Group
Colorado
Formation
Carlile
Member
Blue 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
Turonian
Latest Age
Turonian
Lowest Zone
Highest Zone

Publications (1 of 1)

Shimada, K., . 1997e. Stratigraphic record of the Late Cretaceous lamniform shark, Cretoxyrhina mantelli (Agassiz), in Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 100:139-149