Fossill Collection

Specimen Description:

Phalanages, Ribs, Humeri, Coracoid, Vertebrae, Right Front Flipper, Illium, Scapula, Radius, semi-articulated caudal series, Possible Skull Elements.
CardID:
339
Last Modified:
2012-12-11 15:20:33
LastEditor:
Joseph Hatcher
Accession Num:
M.75.03.06
Prev Nums:
None
Department:
Vertebrate Paleontology
Collector:
Morden & District Museum
CollectionName:
Research
DateCollected:
2008-04-08 12:35:08
Remarks:
Information is based on the orignal paper catalogue of the Morden & District Museum (1992).
Qty:
1
QtyReplicates:
3
SpecimenDesc:
Phalanages, Ribs, Humeri, Coracoid, Vertebrae, Right Front Flipper, Illium, Scapula, Radius, semi-articulated caudal series, Possible Skull Elements.
ReplicateLocation:
Redpath Museum, University of Manitoba, CFDC
AcquisitionMode:
Quarry Collection
AccessionDate:
2008-04-08 00:00:00
CurrentOwner:
Province of Manitoba
DepositorName:
Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
Credit:
Dr. Elizabeth L. Nicholls, Henry Isaak, Donald Bell
tPhylum:
Chordata
tClass:
Reptilia
tOrder:
Lacertilia
tFamily:
Mosasauridae
fGenus
Platecarpus
tCommonName:
Mosasaur, Platecarpus, cf. Latoplatecarpus
dUnits:
cm
dWidth:
15.0
dHeight:
2.5
dLength:
34.0
dRemarks:
Rough mearuements were made using a hand held ruler, not with a set of calipers. The above rough measurements pertain only to the Right Front Flipper, measured from within its plaster shell, located in Drawer 187.
dCurrentCondition:
Right Front Flipper in Drawer 187 is in need of reparis.
dDate:
2008-04-08 00:00:00
dIdentifier:
Joseph Hatcher
dSex:
Unknown
gGeoPeriod:
Cretaceous
gEpoch:
Campanian
gAge:
Late Cretaceous
gMa:
80 - 83
gFormation:
Pierre Shale
gMember:
Pembina
gHorizon:
Unknown
stPermLocBuilding:
Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
stPermLocRoom:
Collections Room
stPermLocShelf:
S-01-3 (jacket) and Shelf 2-3 (box)
stPermLocDrawer:
D-179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 185, 187, 801
stLocDate:
2010-03-04 00:00:00
stComponentLoc:
D-179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 185, 187, 801 Shelves 1-3 (jacket) and 2-3 (box)
stStatus:
stored
oContinent:
North America
oCountry:
Canada
oOcean:
Western Interior Seaway
oProvince:
Manitoba
oLocation:
Manitoba Escarpment
oMineQuarry:
06
cDateCatalogued:
2008-04-08 00:00:00
Cataloguer:
Joseph Hatcher
CatRemarks:
Right Front Flipper located in Drawer 187 is in need of repairs. Drawer 852 is missing along with associated flipper. Drawers 608 and 911 are empty.
Publications:
KONISHI, T., J. Lindgren, M.W. Caldwell, and L. Chiappe. 2012. Platecarpus tympaniticus (Squamata, Mosasauridae): Osteology of an Exceptionally Preserved Specimen and its Insights into the Acquisition of a Streamlined Body Shape in Mosasaurs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 32(6): 1313-1327. Reference is on page 1325.
sQuarryNum:
06
sSiteName:
Lumgair North
sMapReference:
NW 1/4 Sec. 20-T3-R6
sGPS:
unknown
sArea:
unknown
sElevation:
unknown
sSiteMap:
unknown
imageID:
895
DateTaken:
2008-12-31
Classification:
specimen
Photographer:
Keiichi Aotsuka
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