FHSM VP-13919
Plesiosauria (de Blainville, 1835)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Phylum
Chordata
Species
Class
Reptilia
Author
de Blainville
Order
Plesiosauria
Year
1835
Family
Collected by
Everhart, M.J.
Date Collected
1995-06-17
Identified By
Everhart, M.J.
Date Identified
1995-06-17
Type
Number of Pieces
13
Description
Other; Gastrolith, (13)

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 (3 of 4)

Everhart, M.J., . 2004b. New data regarding the skull of Dolichorhynchops osborni (Plesiosauroidea: Polycotylidae) from rediscovered photos of the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology specimen.. Paludicola, 4:74-80
Everhart, M.J., . 2004d. Plesiosaurs as the food of mosasaurs; new data on the stomach contents of a Tylosaurus prorigor (Squamata: Mosasauridae) from the Niobrara Formation of western Kansas. The Mosasaur, 7:41-46
Everhart, M.J., . 2005a. Probable plesiosaur gastroliths from the basal Kiowa Shale (Early Cretaceous) of Kiowa County, Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science , 108:109-115
Everheart, M.J.,. 2006. The occurence of elasmosaurids (Reptilia: Plesiosauria) in the Niobrara Chalk of Western Kansas. Paludicola 5: 170-183.