Fossill Collection

Specimen Description:

Propodials (2), Vetebrae (30+), Scapula, Scapula Fragment
CardID:
600
Last Modified:
2009-03-19 11:31:20
LastEditor:
Keiichi Aotsuka
Accession Num:
P.81.10.17
Prev Nums:
None
Department:
Vertebrate Paleontology
Collector:
Morden & District Museum
CollectionName:
Research
DateCollected:
2008-06-03 09:24:50
Remarks:
Information is based on the orignal paper catalogue of the Morden & District Museum (1992).
Qty:
1
QtyReplicates:
0
SpecimenDesc:
Propodials (2), Vetebrae (30+), Scapula, Scapula Fragment
AcquisitionMode:
Quarry Collection
AccessionDate:
2008-06-03 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:
Plesiosauria
tFamily:
Polycotylidae
fGenus
Trinacromerum
tSubspecies:
sp.
tCommonName:
Trinacromerum, Plesiosaur
dUnits:
cm
dWidth:
9.5
dHeight:
15.0
dLength:
6.1
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 average sized Vertebrae assocaited with this specimen.
dCurrentCondition:
Unprepared
dDate:
2008-06-03 00:00:00
dIdentifier:
Joseph Hatcher
gGeoPeriod:
Cretaceous
gEpoch:
Campanian
gAge:
Late Cretaceous
gMa:
80 - 83
gFormation:
Pierre Shale
gMember:
Assume Pembina
gHorizon:
Unknown
stPermLocBuilding:
Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
stPermLocRoom:
Collections Room
stPermLocDrawer:
D-0642 - 648, and 651
stLocDate:
2008-06-03 00:00:00
stComponentLoc:
D-0642 - 648, and 651
stStatus:
stored
oContinent:
North America
oCountry:
Canada
oOcean:
Western Interior Seaway
oProvince:
Manitoba
oLocation:
Manitoba Escarpment
oMineQuarry:
17
cDateCatalogued:
2008-06-03 00:00:00
Cataloguer:
Joseph Hatcher
CatRemarks:
Many of the Vertebrae display scratches and scrape marks from tractor blades during bentonite mining in the Pembina Hills. The fossil material being hit by a tractor blade is likely what led to the discovery of this specimen.
sQuarryNum:
17
sSiteName:
Baker
sMapReference:
SW 1/4 Sec. 25-T4-R7
sGPS:
unknown
sArea:
unknown
sElevation:
unknown
sSiteMap:
unknown
imageID:
2435
DateTaken:
2009-03-19
Classification:
specimen
Photographer:
Keiichi Aotsuka
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