Fossill Collection

Specimen Description:

Dentary, Maxilla, over ten (10) vertebrae of various sizes, skull elements and vertebrae fragments, other unidentified fragments.
CardID:
227
Last Modified:
2011-02-14 13:31:46
LastEditor:
Joseph Hatcher
Accession Num:
F.75.04.06
Prev Nums:
None
Department:
Vertebrate Paleontology
Collector:
Morden & District Museum
CollectionName:
Research
DateCollected:
2008-02-11 14:41:06
Remarks:
Information is based on the original paper catalogue of the Morden & District Museum (1992).
Qty:
1
QtyReplicates:
0
SpecimenDesc:
Dentary, Maxilla, over ten (10) vertebrae of various sizes, skull elements and vertebrae fragments, other unidentified fragments.
AcquisitionMode:
Quarry Collection
AccessionDate:
2008-02-11 00:00:00
CurrentOwner:
Province of Manitoba
DepositorName:
Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
Credit:
Dr. Elizabth L. Nicholls, Henry Isaak, Donald Bell
tPhylum:
Chordata
tClass:
Osteichthyes
tOrder:
Ichthyodectiformes
tFamily:
Ichthyodectidae
fGenus
Xiphactinus
tSubspecies:
audax
tCommonName:
Fish, Xiphactinus
dUnits:
cm
dRemarks:
Maxilla - Width: 7.8, Height: 3.8, Length: ~37.0 Dentary - Width:10.2, Height: 2.5, Length: ~29.3 Large Vertebra - Width: 7.0, Height: 6.5, Length: 4.4 Rough measurements were taken using a hand held ruler, not calipers.
dCurrentCondition:
Well-preserved
dDate:
2008-02-11 00:00:00
dIdentifier:
Joseph Hatcher
dSex:
Unknown
gGeoPeriod:
Assume Cretaceous
gEpoch:
Assume Campanian
gAge:
Assume Late Cretaceous
gMa:
Assume 80
gFormation:
Assume Pierre Shale
gMember:
Assume Pembina
gHorizon:
Unknown
stPermLocBuilding:
Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
stPermLocRoom:
Collections Room
stPermLocDrawer:
D-0935 - D0936
stLocDate:
2011-02-14 00:00:00
stComponentLoc:
D-0935 - D0936 Three (3) Vertebrae are currently On Display in the CFDC Main Exhibit Gallery fish exhibit and the maxilla is currently On Display in the temporary Xiphactinus exhibit.
stStatus:
stored
oContinent:
North America
oCountry:
Canada
oOcean:
Western Interior Seaway
oProvince:
Manitoba
oLocation:
Manitoba Escarpment
oMineQuarry:
06
cDateCatalogued:
2008-02-11 00:00:00
Cataloguer:
Joseph Hatcher
CatRemarks:
Additional, more precise, measurements are given in millimeters on page 208 in: NICHOLLS, E.L. 1989. Marine Vertebrates of the Pembina Member of the Pierre Shale (Campanian, Upper Cretaceous) of Manitoba and their Significance to the Biogeography of the Western Interior Seaway. University of Calgary, pp. ii-317. Entire specimen has been relocated into Drawers 935 and 936 on December 23, 2008.
References:
NICHOLLS, E.L. 1989. Marine Vertebrates of the Pembina Member of the Pierre Shale (Campanian, Upper Cretaceous) of Manitoba and their Significance to the Biogeography of the Western Interior Seaway. University of Calgary, pp. ii-317.
sQuarryNum:
06
sSiteName:
Lumgair North
sMapReference:
NW 1/4 Sec. 20-T3-R6
sGPS:
unknown
sArea:
unknown
sElevation:
unknown
sSiteMap:
unknown
imageID:
900
DateTaken:
2009-01-07
Classification:
specimen
Photographer:
Keiichi Aotsuka
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