FHSM VP-2209
Tylosaurus nepaeolicus (Cope, E.D., 1874)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Tylosaurus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
nepaeolicus
Class
Reptilia
Author
Cope, E.D.
Order
Squamata
Year
1874
Family
Mosasauridae
Collected by
Eaves, B. et al.
Date Collected
Identified By
Walker, M.V.
Date Identified
Type
Number of Pieces
913
Description
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Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Rooks
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

Publications (3 of 3)

Everhart, M.J., . 2002. New data on cranial measurements and body length of the mosasaur Tylosaurus nepaeolicus (Squamata: Mosasauridae), from the Niobrara Formation of western Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science , 105:33-43
Everhart, M.J., . 2008b. A bitten skull of Tylosaurus kansasensis (Squamata: Mosasauridae) and a review of mosasaur-on-mosasaur pathologies in the fossil record. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science , 111:251-262
Lindgern, J., . 2005. The First Record of Hainosaurus (Reptilia: Mosasauridae) from Sweden. Journal of Paleontology, 79:1157-1165