Portheus Molossus (Xiphactinus). A photograph of the skull display with a description of the fish. "Portheus Molossus (Fish), Horizon: Niobrara Cretaceous chalk of Kansas. Locality: Two Miles northeast of the Pyramid Rocks, Gove County, Kansas. Collected and Prepared by: George F. Sternberg. Description(sic): A badly crushed skull with lower jaws in place, of a medium sized individual. Remarks: We seldom find a skull of this large fish which is strong enough to be mounted on a vestal(sic), as this one has been. Personal Property of: G. F. Sternberg"
Black and white photograph print
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"Portheus Molossus (Xiphactinus)" (2021). Sternberg Photograph Collection. 50.