Fossill Collection

Specimen Description:

Incomplete tibiotarsus
CardID:
1030
Last Modified:
2012-04-05 11:26:30
LastEditor:
Joseph Hatcher
Accession Num:
B.2010.01.23
Prev Nums:
None
Department:
Vertebrate Paleontology
Collector:
Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
CollectionName:
Research
DateCollected:
2010-05-12 00:00:00
Remarks:
Information is based on the Field Collection Card and on visual and observation of the specimen.
Qty:
1
QtyReplicates:
0
SpecimenDesc:
Incomplete tibiotarsus
AcquisitionMode:
Quarry Collection
AccessionDate:
2010-09-14 00:00:00
CurrentOwner:
Province of Manitoba
DepositorName:
Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
Credit:
Andrea Hrenchuk, Keiichi Aotsuka, Joseph Hatcher
tPhylum:
Chordata
tClass:
Aves
tOrder:
Hesperornithiformes
tFamily:
Hesperornithidae
fGenus
Hesperornis
tSubspecies:
rossicus
tCommonName:
Bird, Hesperornis
tRemarks:
According to Keiichi Aotsuka, a graduate student at Toyko Gakugei University, this specimen could belong to a previously undescribed species or it could be Hesperornis riccous. See: AOTSUKA, K. 2012. Description of the Hesperornithiformes (Aves: Ornithurae) from the Upper Cretaceous Pierre Shale in Southern Manitoba, Canada. Tokya Gakugei University, M.Sc. Thesis, M10-1828, p 21.
dUnits:
cm
dWidth:
3.0
dHeight:
1.4
dLength:
3.4
dRemarks:
Measurements were taken using a hand held set of calipers.
dCurrentCondition:
Good
dDate:
2010-09-14 00:00:00
dIdentifier:
Joseph Hatcher & Keiichi Aotuska
gGeoPeriod:
Cretaceous
gEpoch:
Campanian
gAge:
Late Cretaceous
gMa:
80 - 83
gFormation:
Pierre Shale
gMember:
Millwood
gHorizon:
Unknown
stPermLocBuilding:
Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
stPermLocRoom:
Collections Room
stPermLocDrawer:
D-0920
stLocDate:
2010-09-14 00:00:00
stComponentLoc:
D-0920
stStatus:
stored
oContinent:
North America
oCountry:
Canada
oOcean:
Western Interior Seaway
oProvince:
Manitoba
oLocation:
Manitoba Escarpment
oMineQuarry:
23
cDateCatalogued:
2010-09-14 00:00:00
Cataloguer:
Joseph Hatcher
References:
AOTSUKA, K. 2012. Description of the Hesperornithiformes (Aves: Ornithurae) from the Upper Cretaceous Pierre Shale in Southern Manitoba, Canada. Tokya Gakugei University, M.Sc. Thesis, M10-1828, p 21.
Publications:
AOTSUKA, K. 2012. Description of the Hesperornithiformes (Aves: Ornithurae) from the Upper Cretaceous Pierre Shale in Southern Manitoba, Canada. Tokya Gakugei University, M.Sc. Thesis, M10-1828, pp.ii-95.
sQuarryNum:
23
sSiteName:
CFDC Property
sMapReference:
SE 1/4 Sec. 26-T4-R7
sGPS:
N 49.33053º W 98.30034º
sArea:
West of Quarry #3
sElevation:
1, 331 feet
sSiteMap:
N/A
sNotes:
Coordinates taken using CFDC GPS Unit "B", a hand held Garmin etrex unit.
imageID:
3031
DateTaken:
2010-11-19
Classification:
specimen
Photographer:
Peter Dyck
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