FHSM VP-2148
Nyctosaurus bonneri (Miller, 1971)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Nyctosaurus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
bonneri
Class
Reptilia
Author
Miller
Order
Pterosauria
Year
1971
Family
Nyctosauridae
Collected by
Sternberg, G.F.
Date Collected
Spring 1962
Identified By
Harrell, L.
Date Identified
2007
Type
Number of Pieces
3
Description
Skeleton; Complete Skeleton, with associated fragments

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Logan
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)

Bennett, S.C., . 1993. The ontogeny of Pteranodon and other pterosaurs. Paleobiology, 19:92-106
Bennett, S.C., . 2003. New crested specimens of the Late Cretaceous pterosaur Nyctosaurus. Palaontologische, Zeitschrift, 77:61-75
Miller, H.W., Jr., . 1971. The taxonomy of Pteranodon species from Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 74:42754