Near Ellsworth (KUVP 1318 locality) (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Where: Ellsworth County County, Kansas (38.7° N, 98.2° W: paleocoordinates 38.2° N, 62.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Middle Cenomanian to Middle Cenomanian (99.6 - 89.3 Ma)

• "... we can deduce that this specimen is from the Greenhorn Limestone of Fairport Chalk" (Schumacher & Everhart 2005, p. 49).

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 117818: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 27.09.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia - Elasmosauridae
Elasmosauridae indet. Cope 1869 elasmosaur
KUVP 1318 (90 gastroliths and a rib fragment)