REPTILIA (Reptiles) SQUAMATA (PART) (Snakes) MOSASAURIDAE ()

Mosasauridae 10
Platecarpus planifrons


Conservation Status:

Extinct





Diagnosis:


Distribution:

(,   Museum Voucher) (,   Observation) (,   Literature Record) (,   iNat Record), (  Fossil)
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  • Occurrence Summary:  
  • 8
    Records 
  • 8
    Museum Vouchers 
  • 0
    Other Observations 
Some county occurrences indicated below may be too imprecise to map above.
County Breakdown: County Name (# occurrences):
Ellis (1); Logan (1); Trego (4); Unknown (1); Wallace (1);

Natural History:


Remarks:


Bibliography:
1896 Williston, Samuel W. Range and distribution of the Mosasaurs, with remarks on synonymy. The Kansas University Quarterly 6(4):177-186
1899 Williston, Samuel W. Some additional characters of Mosasaurs. The Kansas University Quarterly 8(1):39
1903 Williston, Samuel W. and Oliver C. Farrington. North American plesiosaurs. Part 1. Field Columbian Museum Geological Series 2(1):1-77
1946 Lane, Henry H. A survey of the fossil vertebrates of Kansas, Part III. The reptiles. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 49(3):289-332
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