north side, Smoky Hill River, 5 mi W Russell Springs (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Also known as Pteranodon occidentalis/oweni, Pterandon ingens holotypes

Where: Logan County, Kansas (38.9° N, 101.3° W: paleocoordinates 44.4° N, 70.5° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Smoky Hill Chalk Member (Niobrara Formation), Late/Upper Santonian to Late/Upper Santonian (85.8 - 70.6 Ma)

• Specimen probably collected between Marker Units 18 and 20 (Bennett 1991, 1994); upper part of member

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; gray shale

• "gray shale"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Marsh in 1870, 1871; reposited in the YPM

Collection methods: quarrying,

Primary reference: O. C. Marsh. 1872. Discovery of additional remains of Pterosauria, with descriptions of two new species. American Journal of Science, Series 3 3:241-248 [R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 93217: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 08.01.2010, edited by Franco Villegas-Garin

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Aves
 Ornithurae -
Iaceornis marshi n. sp. Clarke 2004 bird
Apartonis celer (YPM 1451, and YPM 1734)
Reptilia
 Pterosauria -
Pterodactylus ingens n. sp. Marsh 1872 pterosaur
YPM 1170 (lectotype), distal ends of radius and ulna, proximal and distal ends of metacarpal IV, shaft and distal end of wing phalanx 1 and fragments
Pterodactylus oweni n. sp. Marsh 1871 pterosaur
YPM 1160 (lectotype), right metacarpal IV, broken proximal end of wing phalanx 1, distal end of wing phalanx 2, and fragments