Gove County (PROXY) (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Where: Gove County, Kansas (39.0° N, 100.5° W: paleocoordinates 40.6° N, 66.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• formation assignment questionable

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by C. Sternberg; reposited in the YPM

• Some of the fossils are stored in the Roemer-Museum, Hildesheim, Germany

Primary reference: G. R. Wieland. 1905. A new Niobrara Toxochelys. The American Journal of Science, series 4 20(119):325-343 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38721: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Susanna K├╝mmell on 01.05.2004, edited by Matthew Carrano

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Included is some unidentified Mosasauridae-material.
Reptilia
 Testudines - Cheloniidae
"Toxochelys bauri n. sp." = Ctenochelys stenoporus
"Toxochelys bauri n. sp." = Ctenochelys stenoporus Hay 1905 sea turtle
YPM
 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Mosasauridae indet. Gervais 1852 mosasaur
Platecarpus sp. Cope 1869 mosasaur