FHSM VP-2150
Sauropterygia (Owen, 1860)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
Class
Reptilia
Author
Owen
Order
Year
1860
Family
Collected by
Date Collected
Identified By
Walker, M.V.
Date Identified
1962-12-06
Type
Number of Pieces
9
Description
Skeleton; Partial Skeleton, ; ; Vertebra, (~5)

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Ness
Remarks
Information withheld. Please contact FHSM for detailed locality information
Group
Colorado
Formation
Carlile/Greenhorn
Member
Fairport/Fencepost
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)

Schumacher, B.A., Everhart, M.J.. 2005. A stratigraphic and taxonomic review of plesiosaurs from the old "Fort Benton Group" of Central Kansas: a new assessment of old records. Paludicola, 5:33-54