FHSM VP-2229
Xiphactinus (Leidy, 1870)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Xiphactinus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
Class
Actinopterygii
Author
Leidy
Order
Ichthyodectiformes
Year
1870
Family
Ichthyodectidae
Collected by
Frye, L.C.
Date Collected
Identified By
Walker, M.V.
Date Identified
1967-08-28
Type
Number of Pieces
5
Description
vertebrae,

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
North America
Remarks
Could not be georeferenced.
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