Fossill Collection

Specimen Description:

Over 20 Vertebrae, Frontal, Ribs, Partial Pterygoid, Basio-occipital, Quadrates
CardID:
279
Last Modified:
2016-02-22 16:38:10
LastEditor:
Victoria
Accession Num:
M.73.08.02
Prev Nums:
None
Department:
Vertebrate Paleontology
Collector:
Morden & District Museum
CollectionName:
Research
DateCollected:
2008-02-20 16:05:16
Remarks:
Information is based on the original paper catalogue of the Morden & District Museum (1992).
Qty:
1
QtyReplicates:
0
SpecimenDesc:
Over 20 Vertebrae, Frontal, Ribs, Partial Pterygoid, Basio-occipital, Quadrates
AcquisitionMode:
Quarry Collection
AccessionDate:
2008-02-20 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:
tympaniticus
tCommonName:
Mosasaur, Platecarpus
dUnits:
cm
dWidth:
20.5
dHeight:
11.0
dLength:
9.5
dRemarks:
Rough measurements were made using a hand held ruler, not a set of calipers. The above rough measurements are listed for only the Basio-Occipital Bone belonging to this specimen.
dCurrentCondition:
Good
dDate:
2008-02-20 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-0042, D-0044, D-0045, & 46
stLocDate:
2008-02-20 00:00:00
stComponentLoc:
D-0042, D-0044, D-0045, & D-0046
stStatus:
stored
oContinent:
North America
oCountry:
Canada
oOcean:
Western Interior Seaway
oProvince:
Manitoba
oLocation:
Manitoba Escarpment
oMineQuarry:
02
cDateCatalogued:
2008-02-20 00:00:00
Cataloguer:
Joseph Hatcher
Publications:
KONISHI, T., and M.W. CALDWELL. 2009. New Material of the Mosasaur "Plioplatecarpus nichollsae" Cuthbertson et al., 2007, Clarifies Problematic Features of the Holotype Specimen. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(2): 417-436.
sQuarryNum:
02
sSiteName:
Griffen
sMapReference:
NW 1/4 Sec. 30-T3-R6
sGPS:
unknown
sArea:
unknown
sElevation:
unknown
sSiteMap:
unknown
imageID:
2043
DateTaken:
2009-02-13
Classification:
specimen
Photographer:
Keiichi Aotsuka
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