FHSM VP-17564
Mosasauridae (Gervais, 1853)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
Class
Reptilia
Author
Gervais
Order
Squamata
Year
1853
Family
Mosasauridae
Collected by
Schumacher, B.A.
Date Collected
2010-04-10
Identified By
Schumacher, B.A.
Date Identified
2010-04-12
Type
Number of Pieces
2017-06-30
Description
caudal vertebrae, 40' above Fencepost bed, 35' above DEH MU1

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
Fairport
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)

Everhart, M.J., . 2016. Note on the rare occurrence of mosasaur (Squamata: Mosasauridae) remains in the Blue Hill Shale (Middle Turonian) of Mitchell County, Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science , 119:375-380