LACM 128125 (Cretaceous of the United States)

Where: Logan County, Kansas (39.0° N, 101.2° W: paleocoordinates 44.4° N, 70.3° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Sharon Springs Member (Pierre Shale Formation), Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1966; reposited in the LACM

Collection methods: mechanical

Primary reference: T. D. Cook, M. G. Newbrey, A. M. Murray, M. V. H. Wilson, K. Shimada, G. T. Takeuchi, and J. D. Stewart. 2011. A Partial Skeleton of the Late Cretaceous Lamniform Shark, Archaeolamna kopingensis, from the Pierre Shale of Western Kansas, U.S.A. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31(1):8-21 [S. Peters/S. McMullen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 136267: authorized by Shanan Peters, entered by Sharon McMullen on 25.11.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Lamniformes - Archaeolamnidae
Archaeolamna kopingensis Davis 1890 mackerel shark