Fossill Collection

Specimen Description:

Phalange, tibiotarsus (distal end), tibiotarsus (complete), tarsometatarsus
CardID:
196
Last Modified:
2012-07-12 10:01:29
LastEditor:
Joseph Hatcher
Accession Num:
B.84.04.18
Prev Nums:
None
Department:
Vertebrate Paleontology
Collector:
Morden & District Museum
CollectionName:
Research
DateCollected:
2008-02-06 09:40:19
Remarks:
Information is based on the original paper catalogue for the Morden & District Museum (1992).
Qty:
1
QtyReplicates:
0
SpecimenDesc:
Phalange, tibiotarsus (distal end), tibiotarsus (complete), tarsometatarsus
AcquisitionMode:
Quarry Collection
AccessionDate:
2008-02-06 00:00:00
CurrentOwner:
Province of Manitoba
DepositorName:
Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
Credit:
Dr. Elizabeth L. Nicholls, Henry Isaak, Don Bell
tPhylum:
Chordata
tClass:
Aves
tOrder:
Hesperornithiformes
tFamily:
Hesperornithidae
fGenus
Hesperornis
tSubspecies:
regalis
tCommonName:
Bird, Hesperornis
dUnits:
cm
dRemarks:
Distal Tibiotarsus - Width: 2.8, Height: 2.7, Length: 10.4 Complete Tibiotarsus - Width: 3.0, Height : 3.5, Length: 28.8 Tarsometatarsus - Width: 2.6, Height: 2.0, Length: 12.7 Phalnage - Wdith:2.2, Height: 1.0, Length: 2.6 All above rough measurements were made using a hand held ruler, not calipers.
dCurrentCondition:
Excellent
dDate:
2008-02-06 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-0944
stLocDate:
2008-02-06 00:00:00
stComponentLoc:
D-0944 Tasrometatarsus is On Display in Main CFDC Gallery
stStatus:
stored
oContinent:
North America
oCountry:
Canada
oOcean:
Western Interior Seaway
oProvince:
Manitoba
oLocation:
Manitoba Escarpment
oMineQuarry:
18
cDateCatalogued:
2008-02-06 00:00:00
Cataloguer:
Joseph Hatcher
CatRemarks:
Black container in Drawer 944 houses the teeth associated with this specimen, however, the cataloguer recommends reviewing the identification of some of these teeth as their appears to be a possible mixture of both Bird and Fish teeth.
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, pp.ii-95.
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:
18
sSiteName:
North Cox
sMapReference:
NW 1/4 Sec. 35-T4-R7
sGPS:
unknown
sArea:
unknown
sElevation:
unknown
sSiteMap:
unknown
imageID:
1251
DateTaken:
2009-01-11
Classification:
specimen
Photographer:
Keiichi Aotsuka
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