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Unpublished MS theses based on FHSM paleontology collections

 

Ballenger, J.A.  1988.  Systematics and biostratigraphy of late Tertiary angiosperms from Ogallala sediments                                        in Ellis County, Kansas.  FHSU, Biol., 59 p.

Beamon, J.C.  1999.  Depositional environment and fossil biota of a thin clastic unit of the Kiowa Formation, Lower

Cretaceous (Albian), McPherson County, Kansas.  Unpublished MS thesis, FHSU, Geol., 97 p.

Beasley, B.A.  1993.  Geology and avifauna of the late Pleistocene and middle Holocene Blonquist Rockshelter.              Unpublished MS thesis, FHSU, Geol., 62 p.

Bonner, O.  1964.  An osteological study of Nyctosaurus and Trinacromerum with a description of a new species of

Nyctosaurus.  Unpublished MS thesis, FHSU, Biol., 63 p.

Codington, L.A.  1993.  Climatic implications of terrestrial arthropods from the Parachute Creek Member             (middle             Eocene), Green River Formation, Garfield County, Colorado.  Unpublished MS thesis, FHSU, Geol., 79 p.

Darnell, M.K. 2000.  Systematics of the fossil Equidae (Mammalia: Perissodactyla), Minium Quarry, Graham             County , Kansas.  Unpublished MS thesis, FHSU, Geol., 119 p.

Garcia, W.J.  1999.  Teleorhinus (Crocodylimorpha) from the Dakota Formation (Cretaecous) of Kansas, with a             discussion of its paleoecology.  Unpublished MS thesis, FHSU, Geol., 97 p.

Gerhold, G.J.  1992.  Comparative morphology and evolution of Teleoceras (Mammalia: Rhinocerotidae).

Unpublished MS thesis, FHSU, Geol., 58 p.

Gnidovec, D.M.  1978.  Taphonomy of the Powder Wash vertebrate quarry, Green River Formation (Eocene),             Uintah County, Utah.  Unpublished MS thesis, FHSU, Geol., 45 p.

Hamm, S.A.  2008.  Systematic stratigraphic, geographic, and paleoecological distribution of the late Cretaceous

shark  genus, Ptychodus within the Western Interior seaway.  Unpublished MS thesis, Univ. of Texas @ Dallas,  449 p.

Harksen, J.C.  1963.  A bibliography and catalogue of the reptiles and birds of the Kansas Cretaceous with

descriptions of new species.  Unpublished MS thesis, FHSU, Biol., 81 p.

Kolb, K.K.  1975.  Two new Pleistocene (Kansan) molluscan local faunas from Trego County, Kansas,

Unpublished MS thesis, FHSU, Geol., 32 p.

Konuki, R.  2008.  Biostratigraphy of sea turtles and possible bite marks on a Toxochelys (Testudine. Chelonioidea)             from the Niobrara Formation (late Santonian), Logan County, Kansas and paleoecological implications for             predator-prey relationships among large marine vertebrates.  Unpublished MS thesis, FHSU. Geol.., 169 p.

LaGarry, H.E.  1988.  Taphonomic evidence of predation and scavenging of Teleoceras (Mammalia:

Rhinocerotidae), with a description of the Camelidae from the Minium Quarry local biota of north-central             Kansas.  Unpublished MS thesis,  FHSU, Geol., 96 p.

Liggett, G.A.  1994.  The Beckerdite local biota, (Miocene: early Hemphillian) Clark County, Kansas.

Unpublished MS thesis, FHSU, Geol., 109 p.

McMullen, T.L.  1974.  The mammals of the Duck Creek local fauna, late Pleistocene of Kansas.

Unpublished MS thesis, FHSU, Geol., 29 p.

Mergan, D.E.  1991.  Taxonomy and taphonomy of a fossil dicotyledon [Ulmus (Ulmaceae) from the Ogallala             Group (Miocene) Graham County, Kansas.  Unpublished MS thesis, FHSU, Biol., 45 p.

Mullen, T.C.  2006.  Systematics, osteology, sexual dimorphism, age classes, and population dynamics of             Teleoceras fossiger from Jack Swayze Quarry, Clark County, Kansas and Minium Quarry, Graham County,             Kansas.  Unpublished MS thesis, FHSU, Geol., 276 p., 3 CDs.

Pomes, M.L.  1988.  Stratigraphy, paleontology, and paleobiogeography of lower vertebrates from the Cedar             Mountain formation (lower Cretaceous), Emery County, Utah.  Unpublished MS thesis, FHSU, Geol., 87 p.

Reynaud, F.N.  2006.  Hind limb and pelvis proportions of Hesperornis regalis: a comparison with extant diving             birds.  Unpublished MS thesis, FHSU, Geol., 45 p.

Roth, D.D.  2011.  An Allosaurus from the Morrison Formation (late Jurassic) of Converse County, Wyoming.

Unpublished MS thesis, FHSU, Geol., 63 p

Schmidt, D.R.  2002.  Taxonomic and taphonomic study of a sauropod from the Brushy Basin member, Morrison

Formation (Jurassic), Utah. Unpublished MS thesis, FHSU, Geol., 47 p.

Schumacher, B.A.  1993.  Biostratigraphy of Mosasauridae (Squamata, Varanoidea) from the Smoky Hill Chalk             member, Niobrara Chalk (upper Creatceous) of western Kansas.  Unpublished MS thesis, FHSU, Geol.,             68 p.

Shimada, K.  1994.  Paleobiology of the Late Cretaceous shark, Cretoxyrhina mantelli (Lamniformes:

Cretoxyrhinidae), from Kansas.  Unpublished MS thesis, FHSU, Geol., 169 p.

Steffen, B.W.  2002.  Ecological preferences and behavior of Paleolagus haydeni with implications for leporid

evolution.  Unpublished MS thesis, FHSU, Geol., 68 p.

Tallan, M.E.  1978.  Systematics and biostratigraphy of the early Hemphillian Bemis local fauna Ellis

County, Kansas.  Unpublished MS thesis, FHSU, Geol., 36 p.

Valerio, K. 2008  Anatomy, biostratigraphy, paleoecology, and systematics of Ectenosaurus clidastoides (Suamata,             Mosasauridae). Unpublished MS thesis, FHSU, Geol., 119 p.

Wallace, S.C. 1997.  Mammals of the Rhino Hill West local fauna, Miocene (Hemphillian), Wallace County,

Kansas.  Unpublished MS thesis, FHSU, Geol., 142 p.

Wilcots, D.N.  1992.  Aspects of functional morphology, phylogeny, and paleoecology of the North American

Miocene rhinoceros, Aphelops.  Unpublished MS thesis, FHSU, Geol., 103 p.

Zehr, D.D.  1974.  The mammals from an early Pliocene local fauna in Ellis County, Kansas.  Unpublished

MS thesis, FHSU, Geol., 80 p.

Published papers based on FHSM Paleontological Collection 

Albright, L.B., III, Gillette, D.D., & Titus, A.L.  2007.  Plesiosaurs from the upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian-Turonian) Tropic Shale of southern Utah, Part 1: new records of the pliosaur Brachauchenius lucasi.  Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 27-31-40.

Barbour, E.H. & Sternberg, G.F. 1935.  Gnathobelodon thorpei, gen. et sp. nov. : a new mud-grubbing mastodon.       Bulletin Nebraska State Museum 42:395-404.

Bardack, D.  1965.  Anatomy and evolution of chirocentrid fishes.  Kansas University Paleontology Contributions             Vertebrata 10, 87 p.

Bardack, D.  1976.  Paracanthopterygian and acanthopterygian  fishes from the Upper Cretaceous of  Kansas.              Fieldiana Geology, 33(20):355-374.

Bell, A., & Everhart, M.J. 2009.  A new specimen of Parahesperornis (Aves: Hesperornithiformes) from the Smoky   Hill Chalk (Early Campanian) of western Kansas.  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 112:7-14.

Bell, A. & Everhart, M.J.  2011.  Remains of small ornithurine birds from a Late Cretaceous (Cenomanian) microsite in Russell County, north-central Kansas.  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 114:115-123.

Bennett, S.C.  1992.  Sexual dimorphism of Pteranodon and other pterosaurs, with comments on cranial crests.

Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 12:422-434.

Bennett, S.C.  1993.  The ontogeny of Pteranodon and other pterosaurs.  Paleobiology, 19:92-106.

Bennett, S.C.  2003.  New crested specimens of the Late Cretaceous pterosaur Nyctosaurus.  Paläontologische             Zeitschrift, 77; 6175.

Bennett, S.C.  2007.  Articulation and function of the pteroid bone of pterosaurs.  Journal of Vertebrate             Paleontology             27:881-891.

Bever, G.S.  2003.  New record of Bassariscus ogallalae (Carnivora: Procyonidae) from the Ogallala Group             (Miocene) of Ellis County , Kansas, with comments on variation within Bassariscus.  Southwestern             Naturalist, 48:249-256.

Bever, G.S. & Zakrzewski, R.J.  2009.  A new species of the Miocene leptarctine Leptarctus (Carnivora:             Mustelidae from the early Hemphillian of Kansas.  p. .465-482, in Papers on Geology, Vertebrate             Paleontology, and  Biostratigraphy in Honor of Michael O. Woodburne. (L.B. Albright, III, ed.) Museum of             Northern Arizona Bulletin 65.

Boreske, J.R.  1974.  A review of the North American fossil amiid fishes.  Museum of Comparative Zoology,             Harvard, Bulletin, 146:1-87.                                                                                                                                                            (L-2143)

Bourdon, J. & Everhart, M.J.  2011.  Analysis of an associated Cretoxyrhina mantelli dentition from the Late             Cretaceous (Smoky Hill Chalk, Late Coniacian) of western Kansas.  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of             Science 114:15-32.

Brown, R.W.  1940.  Fossil pearls from the Colorado Group of western Kansas.  Journal of the Washington             Academy of  Sciences, 30:365-374.                                                                                                                                    (L-1072)

Carpenter, K.  1996.  A review of short-necked plesiosaurs from the Cretaceous of the Western Interior, North             America. N. Jb. Geol. Palaont. Abh., 201:259-287.

Carpenter, K. 1997.  Comparative cranial anatomy of two North American Cretaceous plesiosaurs.  p. 191-216, in             Ancient Marine Reptiles (J.M. Callaway & E.L. Nicholls, eds.).  New York ,  Academic Press,

Carpenter, K. & Everhart, M.J. 2007.  Skull of the ankylosaur Niobrarasaurus coleii (Ankylosauria:             Nodosauridae)             from the Smoky Hill Chalk (Coniacian) of western Kansas.  Transactions of the Kansas             Academy of  Science 110:1-9.

Cicimurri, D.J., Parris, D.C. & Everhart, M.J.  2008.  Partial dentition of a chimaeroid fish (Chondrichthyes,             Holocephali) from the Upper Cretaceous Niobrara Chalk of Kansas., USA.  Journal of Vertebrate             Paleontology             28:34-40.

Cifelli, R.L. & Madsen, S.K.  1998.  Triconodont mammals from the medial Cretaceous of Utah.  Journal of

Vertebrate Paleontology, 18:403-411.

Darnell, M.K. & Thomasson, J.R.  2007.  First equid remains from the late Miocene Prolithospermum johnstonii-             Nassella pohli assemblage zone stratotype locality, Ellis County, Kansas.  Transactions of the Kansas             Academy             of  Science, 110:10-15.

Dawson, M.R.  1958.  Later Tertiary Leporidae of North America.  Kansas University Paleontology Contributions,             Vertebrata 6, 75 p.                                                                                                                                                                                    (L-1939)

Eaton, J.G. & Nelson, M.E.  1991.  Multituberculate mammals from the lower Cretaceous Cedar Mountain             Formation, San Rafel Swell, Utah.  Contributions to Geology, University of Wyoming, 20:1-12.

Everhart, M.J.  2001.  Revisions to the biostratigraphy of the Mosasauridae (Squamata) in the Smoky Hill Chalk

member of the Niobrara Chalk (Late Cretaceous) of Kansas.  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of  Science, 104(1-2):59-78.

Everhart, M.J.  2002.  New data on cranial measurements and body length of the mosasaur, Tylosaurus

nepaeolicus (Squamata: Mosasauridae), from the Niobrara Formation of western Kansas.  Transactions of the

Kansas  Academy of .Science, 105(1-2):33-43.

Everhart, M.J.  2003a.  First records of plesiosaur remains in the lower Smoky Hill Chalk Member (Upper             Coniacian) of the Niobrara Formation in western Kansas.  Transaction of the Kansas Academy of Science,             106:139-148.

Everhart, M.J.  2003b.  Plesiosaurs as the food of mosasaurs; new data on the stomach contents of a Tylosaurus             prorigor (Squamata; Mosasauridae) from the Niobrara Formation of western Kansas.  The Mosasaur, 7:41-            46.

Everhart, M.J.  2004a.  Late Cretaceous interaction between predators and prey. Evidence of feeding by two species             of shark on a mosasaur.  www. PalArch. nl., vertebrate paleontology, 1(1):1-6.

Everhart, M.J.  2004b.  New data regarding the skull of Dolichorhynchops osborni (Plesiosauroidea: Polycotylidae)             from rediscovered photos of the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology specimen.  Paludicola, 4(3):74-80.

Everhart, M.J.  2004c.  First record of the hybodont shark genus, ‘Polyacrodus’ sp., (Chondrichthyes;             Polyacrodontidae) form the Kiowa Formation (Lower Cretaceous) of McPherson County, Kansas.              Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 107:83-87.

Everhart, M.J.  2004d.  Plesiosaurs as the food of mosasaurs; new data on the stomach contents of a Tylosaurus             prorigor (Squamata; Mosasauridae) from the Niobrara Formation of western Kansas. The Mosasaur, 7:41-46.

Everhart, M.J.  2005a.  Probable plesiosaur gastroliths from the basal Kiowa Shale (Early Cretaceous) of Kiowa

County, Kansas.  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Sciences, 108:109-115.

Everhart, M.J.  2005b.  Earliest record of the genus Tylosaurus (Squamata; Mosasauridae) from the Fort Hays

Limestone (Lower Coniacian) of western Kansas.  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 108:

149-155.

Everhart, M.J.  2005c.  Tylosaurus kansasensis, a new species of tylosaurine (Squamata, Mosasauridae) from the

Niobrara Chalk of western Kansas, USA.  Netherlands Journal of Geosciences, 84:231-240.

Everhart, M.J.  2005d.  Elasmosaurid remains from the Pierre Shale (Upper Cretaceous) of western Kansas.              Possible               missing elements of the type speceimen of Elasmosaurus platyurus Cope 1868?  PalArch.nl.,             vertebrate             paleontology, 4:19-32.

Everhart, M.J.  2007a.  Remains of a pycnodont fish (Actinopterygii: Pycnodontiformes) in a coprolite; an             uppermost record of Micropycnodon kansasensis in the Smoky Hill Chalk, western Kansas.  Transactions of             the Kansas Academy of Science, 110:35-43.

Everhart, M.J.  2007b.  New stratigraphic records (Albian-Campanian) of Rhinobatis sp. (Chondrichthyes:             Rajiformes) from the Cretaceous of Kansas.  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 110:225-            235.

Everhart, M.J.  2008a.  Rare occurrence of a Globidens sp. (Reptilia; Mosasauridae) dentary in the Sharon Springs             member of the Pierre Shale (middle Campanian) of western Kansas.  p. 23-29, in Unlocking the Unknown,             Papers Honoring Dr. Richard J. Zakrzewski (G.H. Farley & J.R. Choate, eds.).  Fort Hays State Studies             Special Issue Number 2.

Everhart, M.J. 2008b.  A bitten skull of Tylosaurus kansasensis (Squamata: Mosasauridae) and a review of             mosasaur-on-moisasaur pathologies in the fossil record.  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science,             111:251-262.

Everhart, M.J.  2008c. The mosasaurs of George F. Sternberg, paleontologist and fossil photographer.  p.  37-46, in Proceeding of the Second Mosasaur Meeting, Hays, Kansas, Fort Hays State University Special Issue Number 3 (M.J. Everhart, ed).

Everhart, M.J.  2009a.  First occurrence of marine vertebrates in the Early Cretaceous of Kansas: Champion Shell bed, basal Kiowa Formation.  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 112:201-210.

Everhart, M.J.  2009b.  Probable plesiosaur remains from the Blue Hill Shale (Carlile Formation; middle Turonian) of north central Kansas.  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 112:215-221.

Everhart, M.J.  2011.  Rediscovery of the Hesprornis regalis Marsh 1871 holotype locality indicates an earlier stratigraphic occurrence.  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 114:59-68.

Everhart, M.J. & Bell, A.  2009.  A hesperornithiform limb bone from the basal Greenhorn Formation (Late Cretaceous; Middle Cenomanian) of north central Kansas.  Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 29:952-956.

Everhart, M.J. & Caggiano, T.  2004.  An associated dentition and calcified vertebral centra of the Late Creatceous elasmobranch, Ptychodus anonymus Williston 1900. Paludicola, 4:125-136.

Everhart, M.J. & Darnell, M.K.  2004.  Occurrence of  Ptychodus mammilaris (Elasmobranchii) in the Fairport

Chalk Member of the Carlile Shale (Upper Cretaceous) of Ellis County, Kansas.  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 107:126-

Everhart, M.J. &  Ewell, K.  2006.  Shark-bitten dinosaur (Hadrosauridae) vertebrae from the Nobrara Chalk (Upper Coniacian) of western Kansas.  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 109:27-35.

Everhart, M.J. & Hamm, S.A.  2005.  A new nodosaur specimen (Dinosauria: Nodosauridae) from the Smoky Hill Chalk (Upper Cretaceous) of western Kansas.  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Sciences, 108:15-21.

Everhart, M.J. & Maltese, A.  2010.  First report of a heteromorphy ammonite, cf. Glyptoxoceras, from the Smoky Hill Chalk (Santonian) of western Kansas, and a brief review of Niobrara Chalk cephalopods.  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 113: 64-70

Feldman, R.M. & Maxey, M.  1980.  Raninella carlilensis, a new raninid crab from the Carlile Shale (Turonian) of             Kansas.  Journal of Paleontology, 54:858-861.

Fielitz, C. & Shimada, K. 1999.  A new species of Bananogmius (Teleostei: Tselfatiformes) from the Upper

Cretaceous Carlile Shale of western Kansas.  Journal of Paleontology, 73:504-511.

Fischer, A.G. & Fay, R.O.  1953.  A spiny aptychus from the Cretaceous of Kansas.  Kansas Geological Survey             Bulletin, 102(2):77-92.

Gilmore, C.W.  1938.  Descriptions of new and litle-known fossil lizards from North America.  Proceedings of the             United States National Museum, 86:11-26.                                                                                                                                    (L-670)

Goodwin, H.T.   1995a.  Pliocene-Pleistocene biogeographic history of prairie dogs, genus Cynomys (Sciuridae).              Journal of Mammalogy, 76:100-122.

Goodwin, H.T.  1995b.  Systematic revision of fossil prairie dogs with descriptions of two new species.  University of Kansas Natural History Museum Miscellaneous Publication 86, 38 p.

Green, M.R.  1942.  A study of the Oligocene Leporidae in the Kansas University Museum of Vertebrate Paleontology.  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 45:20-33.                                (L-1255)

Green, R.G.  1974.  Teuthids of the Late Cretaceous Niobrara Formation of Kansas and some ecological implications.  Compass of Sigma Gamma Epsilon, 51(3):53-60.

Green, R.G.  1977.  Niobrarateuthis walkeri, a new species of teuthid from the upper Cretaceous Niobrara             Formation of Kansas.  Journal of Paleontology, 51: 992-995.

Hamm, S.A.  2001.  A note on the occurrence of the anacoracid shark Pseudocorax laevis from the Smoky Hill

Chalk (Upper Cretaceous) of western Kansas.  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of  Science Abstracts.,

20:33.

Hamm, S.A.  2010a.  The late Cretaceous shark, Ptychodus rugosus, (Ptychodontidae) in the western Interior Sea.              Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 113:44-55.

Hamm, S.A.  2010b.  The late Cretaceous shark, Ptychodus marginalis in the Western Interior seaway, USA.              Journal of Paleontology, 84: 538-548.

Hamm, S.A. & Cicimurri, D.J.  2005.  Middle Pennsylvanian (Desmoinesian) chondrichthyans from the Lake             Neosho Shale member of the Altamont Limestone in Montgomery County, Kansas.  Paludicola, 5:65-76.

Hamm, S.A. & Everhart, M.J.  2001.  Notes on the occurrence of nodosaurs (Ankylosauridae) in the Smoky Hill

Chalk (Upper Cretaceous) of western Kansas.  Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 21(supp. 3):

Hamm, S.A. & Shimada, K.  2002.  Associated tooth set of the late Cretaceous lamniform shark, Scpanorhyncus

raphiodon (Mitsukurinidae), from the Niobrara Chalk of western Kansas.  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science., 105:18-26.

Hamm, S.A. & Shimada, K.  2004.  A Late Cretaceous durophagus shark, Ptychodus martini Williston, from Texas.  Texas Journal of Science, 56:215-222.

Hamm, S.A. & Shimada, K.  2007.  The Late Cretaceous anacoracid shark, Pseudocorax laevis (Leriche), from the Niobrara Chalk of western Kansas.  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of  Science, 1109(1/2):44-52.

Harksen, J.C.  1966.  Pteranodon sternbergi, a new pterodactyl from the Niobrara Cretaceous of Kansas.              Proceedings of the South Dakota Academy of Sciences, 45:74-77.                                                              (L-785)

Harrison, J.A.  1983.  The Carnivora of the Edson local fauna (late Hemphillian), Kansas.  Smithsonian

Contributions to Paleobiology, 54:1-42.

Hasiotis, S.T., Platt, B.F., Hembree, D.I., & Everhart, M.J.  2007.  The trace-fossil record of vertebrates.

p. 190-212, in Trace Fossils: Concepts, Problems, Prospects, (W. Miller, III, ed.). Elsevier, New York.

Hassenmueller, W.A. & Hattin, D.E.  1985.  Apatitic connecting rings in moulds of Baculites sp. from the

middle part of the Smoky Hill Member, Niobrara Chalk (Santonian), of western Kansas.  Cretaceous

Research, 6:317-330.

Hattin, D.E.  1975.  Stratigraphy and depositional environment of Greenhorn Limestone (Upper Cretaceous)

of Kansas.  Kansas Geological Survey Bulletin, 209:1-128.

Hattin, D.E.  1977.  Articulated lepadomorph cirripeds from the upper Cretaceous of Kansas: Family

Stramentidae.  Journal of Paleontology, 51:797-825.                                                                                                (L-3740)

Hattin, D.E. 1982.  Stratigraphy and depositional of Smoky Hill Chalk member, Niobrara Chalk (Upper

Cretaceous) of the type area, western Kansas.  Kansas Geological Survey Bulletin, 225:1-108.

Hattin, D.E.  1988.  Rudists as historians: Smoky Hill Member of Niobrara Chalk (upper Cretaceous) of

Kansas.  p. 4-22, in Geology, paleontology and biostratigraphy of western Kansas: Articles in honor

of Myrl V. Walker (M.E. Nelson, ed.).  Fort Hays Studies, 3rd Series, No. 10.

Holman, J.A.  1984a.  Texasophis (Reptilia: Serpentes), an addition to the Miocene (Clarendonian) of  North

America.  Copeia, 1984:660-661.

Holman, J.A.  1984b.  Herpetofauna of the Duck Creek and Williams local faunas (Pleistocene: Illinoian of

Kansas.  Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication, 8:20-38.

Hungerford, H.B.  1932.  Concerning a fossil water bug from the Florissant (Nepidae).  University of Kansas             Science Bulletin, 20(19):327-331.

Hussakoff, L.  1929.  A new teleostean fish from the Niobrara of Kansas.  American Museum Novitates , 357, 4 p.

Jeletsky, J.A.  1961.  Actinocamax from the upper Cretaceous Benton and Niobrara formations of Kansas.

Journal of Paleontology, 35:505-531.

Klapper, G. & Bergstrom, S.M.  1984.  The enigmatic middle Ordovician fossil Archaeognathus and its

relations to conodonts and vertebrates.  Journal of Paleontology, 58:949-976.

Kolb, K.K., Nelson, M.E., & Zakrzewski, R.J.  1975.  The Duck Creek molluscan fauna (Illinoian) from

from Ellis County, Kansas.  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 78:63-74.

Konishi, T.  2008.  Southernmost occurrence of Platecarpus planifrons (Squamata: Mosasauridae) from the Tombigbee Sand member (middle Santonian) of Alabama , USA, and a revised bistratigraphy of the genus.

p. 106-114, in Proceeding of the Second Mosasaur Meeting, Hays, Kansas, Fort Hays State University Special Issue Number 3 (M.J. Everhart, ed).

Konishi, T. & Caldwell, M.W.  2011.  Two new plioplatecarpine (Squamata, Mosasauridae) genera from the upper Cretaceous of North America, and global phylogenetic analysis of plioplatecarpines.  Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 31:754-783.

LaGarry, H.E. 2008.  Taphonomic  evidence of predation and scavenging from the Minium Quarry local biota (late             Miocene) of north-central Kansas. p. 61-76, in Unlocking the Unknown, Papers Honoring Dr. Richard J.             Zakrzewski (G.H. Farley & J.R. Choate, eds.).  Fort Hays State Studies Special             Issue Number 2.

Liggett, G.A.  1997.  The Beckerdite local biota (early Hemphillian) and the first Tertiary occurrence of a             crocodilian from Kansas.  Transactions Kansas Academy of Science, 100:101-108.

Liggett, G.A.  2005.  A review of the dinosaurs of Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Sciences, 108:1-14.

Liggett, G.A. & Nelson, M.E.  1993.  Vertebrate taphonomy of the Blonquist Rockshelter (Pleistocene- Holocene)

Summit County, Utah: A case for raptoral accumulation of bones.  The Compass, 70(3):116-121.

Liggett, G.A., Shimada, K., Bennett, S.C., & Schumacher, B.A.  2005. Cenomanian (Late Cretaceous) reptiles             from northwestern Russell County, Kansas.  PaleoBios, 25:9-17.

Martin, L.D.  1983.  The origin and early radiation of birds.  p. 291-338, in Perspectives in Ornithology

(A.H. Bush & G.A. Clark, Jr., eds.).  Cambridge, England, Cambridge University Press

Martin, L.D. & Stewart, J.D.  1977.  Teeth in Ichthyornis (Class Aves).   Science,    :1331-1332.

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