Salt Creek, 4 miles north of Gorham (FHSM VP-1316 locality) (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Where: Russell County County, Kansas (38.9° N, 99.0° W: paleocoordinates 39.6° N, 64.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Early/Lower Turonian to Early/Lower Turonian (93.5 - 89.3 Ma)

• "Exposures in this area are of the uppermost Greenhorn Limestone and lowermost Fairport Chalk" (Schumacher & Everhart 2005, p. 47).

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying

• KUVP 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 117812: 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
KUVP 1316 (cervical centrum)