Keats, Riley County: Sakmarian, Kansas

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Acroplous vorax n. gen., n. sp. Hotton 1959
KUVP 9822 (Holotype: partially disarticulated skull and postcranial elements. Described by Englehorn et al., 2008), 28352 (Described by Coldiron 1978), 28354, 28365, 28366, 55514, 71209, and USNM 22528.
see common names

Country:United States State/province:Kansas County:Riley
Coordinates: 39.2° North, 96.7° West (view map)
Paleocoordinates:1.3° North, 26.5° West
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Geographic resolution:small collection
Period:Permian Epoch:Cisuralian
Stage:Sakmarian 10 m.y. bin:Permian 1
Key time interval:Sakmarian
Age range of interval:295.50000 - 290.10000 m.y. ago
Geological group:Council Grove Formation:Speiser Shale
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: "shale"
Environment:terrestrial indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Collection method comments: KUVP collections
Database number:179595
Authorizer:R. Butler Enterer:E. Dunne
Modifier:E. Dunne Research group:vertebrate
Created:2016-06-21 11:13:10 Last modified:2018-01-24 10:44:27
Access level:the public Released:2016-06-21 11:13:10
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

59481. N. Hotton. 1959. Acroplous vorax, a new and unusual labyrinthodont amphibian from the Kansas Permian. Journal of Paleontology 33:161-178 [R. Butler/E. Dunne]

Secondary references:

57795 R. R. Schoch and A. R. Milner. 2014. Handbook of Paleoherpetology Part 3A2 Temnospondyli I. [R. Butler/E. Dunne/E. Dunne]