K3-9(Kiowa) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Kiowa County, Kansas (37.4° N, 99.2° W: paleocoordinates 35.1° N, 57.4° 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; gray, carbonaceous sandstone

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 2023: authorized by Mark Patzkowsky, entered by Karen Layou on 16.06.1999

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Lingulata
 Lingulida - Lingulidae
Lingula subspatulata Hall and Meek 1855
Bivalvia
 Carditida - Crassatellidae
 Cardiida - Veneridae
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
 Ichnofossils -
Chondrites sp. von Sternberg 1833
rare