Smoky Hill River, 30 mi E Fort Wallace (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Kansas (38.9° N, 101.0° W: paleocoordinates 36.8° N, 59.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cretaceous (145.0 - 66.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Prof. B. F. Mudge

Primary reference: E. D. Cope. 1869. On Some Species of Pythonomorpha from the Cretaceous Beds of Kansas and New Mexico. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 11(81):574-584 [A. Dunhill/B. Allen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 199538: authorized by Alex Dunhill, entered by Bethany Allen on 29.01.2019

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Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Mosasauridae
"Liodon ictericus n. sp." = Platecarpus tympaniticus
"Liodon ictericus n. sp." = Platecarpus tympaniticus Cope 1869 mosasaur