FHSM VP-2169
Platypterygius (von Huene, 1923)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Platypterygius
Phylum
Chordata
Species
Class
Aves
Author
von Huene
Order
Ichthyornithiformes
Year
1923
Family
Ichthyornithidae
Collected by
Walker, M.V.
Date Collected
1963-07-24
Identified By
Shimada, K.
Date Identified
1996-06-11
Type
Number of Pieces
1
Description
; Vertebra, partial

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Clark
Remarks
Information withheld. Please contact FHSM for detailed locality information
Group
Formation
Kiowa
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
Latest Age
Lowest Zone
Highest Zone

Publications (1 of 1)

Shimada, K., . 1996b. Ichthyosaur (Reptilia: Ichthyosauria) vertebra from the Kiowa Shale (Lower Cretaceous: Upper Albian), Clark County, Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 99:39-44