Fossill Collection

Specimen Description:

Jaw Elements, Ribs, Scapula, Coracoid, Skull Elements, Vertebrae
CardID:
515
Last Modified:
2011-02-18 15:33:52
LastEditor:
Joseph Hatcher
Accession Num:
M.84.08.18
Prev Nums:
None
Department:
Vertebrate Paleontology
Collector:
Morden & District Museum
CollectionName:
Research
DateCollected:
2008-05-14 10:17:50
Remarks:
Information is based on the original paper catalogue of the Morden & District Museum (1992).
Qty:
1
QtyReplicates:
0
SpecimenDesc:
Jaw Elements, Ribs, Scapula, Coracoid, Skull Elements, Vertebrae
AcquisitionMode:
Quarry Collection
AccessionDate:
2008-05-14 00:00:00
CurrentOwner:
Province of Manitoba
DepositorName:
Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
Credit:
Dr. Elizabeth L. Nicholls, Henry Isaak, Don Bell
tPhylum:
Chordata
tClass:
Reptilia
tOrder:
Lacertilia
tFamily:
Mosasauridae
fGenus
Platecarpus
tSubspecies:
Unknown
tCommonName:
Platecarpus, Mosasaur, "Sue"
dUnits:
cm
dWidth:
3.2
dHeight:
8.2
dLength:
30.0
dRemarks:
Rough measurements were made using a hand held ruler, not a set of calipers. The above rough measurements pertain to only one (1) of the Jaw Elements associated with this specimen, located in Drawer 767.
dDate:
2008-05-14 00:00:00
dIdentifier:
Joseph Hatcher
gGeoPeriod:
Cretaceous
gEpoch:
Campanian
gAge:
Late Cretaceous
gMa:
80 - 83
gFormation:
Pierre Shale
gMember:
Pembina or Gammon Ferruginous?
gHorizon:
Unknown
stPermLocBuilding:
Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
stPermLocRoom:
Collections Room
stPermLocDrawer:
D-0725, 764, 765, 766, 767
stLocDate:
2008-05-14 00:00:00
stComponentLoc:
D-0725, 764, 765, 766, 767
stStatus:
stored
oContinent:
North America
oCountry:
Canada
oOcean:
Western Interior Seaway
oProvince:
Manitoba
oLocation:
Manitoba Escarpment
oMineQuarry:
18
AssociatedSpecimens:
F.84.07.18
cDateCatalogued:
2008-05-14 00:00:00
Cataloguer:
Joseph Hatcher
CatRemarks:
This mosasaur may have come from the Gammon Ferruginous Member of the Pierre Shale, as the matrix arund associated specimen F.84.07.18 would indicate.
sQuarryNum:
18
sSiteName:
North Cox
sMapReference:
NW 1/4 Sec. 35-T4-R7
sGPS:
unknown
sArea:
unknown
sElevation:
unknown
sSiteMap:
unknown
imageID:
3270
DateTaken:
2011-02-18
Classification:
specimen
Photographer:
Peter Dyck
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