FHSM VP-4135
Elasmosauridae (Cope, 1869)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
Class
Reptilia
Author
Cope
Order
Plesiosauria
Year
1869
Family
Elasmosauridae
Collected by
Thrasher, M.
Date Collected
1982-12-01
Identified By
Zakrzewski, R.J.;O'Keefe, F.R.
Date Identified
2019-08-15
Type
Number of Pieces
4
Description
; Vertebra, (4)

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
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