North of Scott City (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Where: Logan County, Kansas (38.8° N, 100.9° W: paleocoordinates 40.6° N, 66.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Niobrara Formation (Colorado Group), Turonian to Turonian (93.9 - 83.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; chalk

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by A. Glines

Primary reference: M. G. Mehl. 1930. A new genus of mosasaurs from Mexico, and notes on the pelvic girdle of Platecarpus. Denison University Bulletin, Journal of the Scientific Laboratories 29(10):383-400 [M. Carrano/H. Street/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 107339: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Hallie Street on 05.04.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Mosasauridae
"Platecarpus (Holosaurus) abruptus" = Platecarpus tympaniticus
"Platecarpus (Holosaurus) abruptus" = Platecarpus tympaniticus Cope 1869 mosasaur
University of Missouri No. 586 V.P.