FHSM VP-13910
Selmasaurus johnsoni (Polcyn & Everhart, 2008)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Selmasaurus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
johnsoni
Class
Reptilia
Author
Polcyn & Everhart
Order
Squamata
Year
2008
Family
Mosasauridae
Collected by
Everhart, M.J.;Johnson, S.
Date Collected
1997-05-25
Identified By
Kiernan, C.
Date Identified
1992-06-21
Type
Number of Pieces
310
Description
Skeleton; Partial Skeleton,

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Gove
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 (2 of 2)

Everhart, M.J., . 2001. Revisions to the biostratigraphy of the Mosasauridae (Squamata) in the Smoky Hill Chalk member of the Niobrara Chalk (Late Cretaceous) of Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science , 104:59-78
Konishi, T., Jimenez-Huidobro, P., Caldwell, M.W. 2018. The smallest-known neonate individual of Tylosaurus (Mosasauridae, Tylosaurinae) sheds new light on the tylosaurine rostrum and heterochrony. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 38:1-11