K1-12(Kiowa) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Kiowa County, Kansas (37.4° N, 99.1° W: paleocoordinates 35.0° N, 57.3° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Kiowa Formation, Albian (113.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: transition zone or lower shoreface; graded conglomerate

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. W. Scott. 1970. Paleoecology and Paleontology of the Lower Cretaceous Kiowa Formation, Kansas. The University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions (52)1-94 [M. Patzkowsky/K. Layou/A. Hendy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 2013: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Karen Layou on 16.06.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Gryphaea corrugata oyster
"corrugata var. belviderensis" - originally entered as "Gryphaea corrugata var. belviderensis"
Gryphaea sp. Lamarck 1801 oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
Botula carolinensis mussel
common
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
Demospongea
 Clavulina - Clionaidae
Cliona sp. demosponge
common
 Ichnofossils -
Chondrites sp. von Sternberg 1833
common