Burger Farm (FHSM VP-15575 locality) (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Where: Lincoln County County, Kansas (39.2° N, 98.3° W: paleocoordinates 39.7° N, 63.4° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Pfeifer Member (Greenhorn Limestone Formation), Early/Lower Turonian to Early/Lower Turonian (93.5 - 89.3 Ma)

• "The block containing the specimen is undoubtedly from the Fencepost limestone bed, Greenhorn Formation" (Schumacher & Everhart 2005, p. 46). This bed is within the Pfeifer Member.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying

• FHSM collection

Primary reference: B. A. Schumacher and M. J. Everhart. 2005. A stratigraphic and taxonomic review of plesiosaurs from the old "Fort Benton Group" of central Kansas: a new assessment of old records. Paludicola 5(2):33-54 [R. Benson/R. Benson/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 117811: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 27.09.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia - Polycotylidae
Trinacromerum bentonianum Cragin 1888 plesiosaur
FHSM VP-15575 (four dorsal vertebrae)