Fossill Collection

Specimen Description:

Ribs, Limb Elements, Shell Fragments, Skull Fragments, Vertebrae
CardID:
666
Last Modified:
2008-08-07 09:59:52
LastEditor:
Joseph Hatcher
Accession Num:
T.82.01.17
Prev Nums:
None
Department:
Vertebrate Paleontology
Collector:
Morden & District Museum
CollectionName:
Research
DateCollected:
2008-06-10 09:59:10
Remarks:
Information is based on the orignal paper catalogue of the Morden & District Museum (1992).
Qty:
1
QtyReplicates:
0
SpecimenDesc:
Ribs, Limb Elements, Shell Fragments, Skull Fragments, Vertebrae
AcquisitionMode:
Quarry Collection
AccessionDate:
2008-06-10 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:
Testudines
tFamily:
Toxochelyidae
fGenus
Toxochelys
tSubspecies:
latiremis
tCommonName:
Toxochelys, Turtle
dUnits:
cm
dWidth:
7.2
dHeight:
3.5
dLength:
15.1
dRemarks:
Rough measurements were made using a hand held ruler, not a set of calipers. The above rough measurements pertain only to the single Humerus associated with this specimen, located in Drawer 849.
dDate:
2008-06-10 00:00:00
dIdentifier:
Joseph Hatcher
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
stPermLocDrawer:
D-0848, 849, 850
stLocDate:
2008-06-10 00:00:00
stComponentLoc:
D-0848, 849, 850
stStatus:
stored
oContinent:
North America
oCountry:
Canada
oOcean:
Western Interior Seaway
oProvince:
Manitoba
oLocation:
Manitoba Escarpment
oMineQuarry:
17
cDateCatalogued:
2008-06-10 00:00:00
Cataloguer:
Joseph Hatcher
CatRemarks:
Some of the Shell Fragments were formally On Display, but are now stored along with the rest of the specimen in the Collection Room (D-0850).
Publications:
NICHOLLS, E.L., T.T. TOKARYK, and L.V. HILLS. 1990. Cretaceous Marine Turtles From the Western Interior Seaway of Canada. Canadian Journal of earth Sciences, Volume 27, pp. 1288-1298. NICHOLLS, E.L. 1989. Marine Vertebrates of the Pembina Member of the Pierre Shale (Campanian, Upper Cretaceous) of Manitoba and their Significance to the Biogeography of the Western Interior Seaway. University of Calgary, pp. ii-317.
sQuarryNum:
17
sSiteName:
Baker
sMapReference:
SW 1/4 Sec. 25-T4-R7
sGPS:
unknown
sArea:
unknown
sElevation:
unknown
sSiteMap:
unknown
imageID:
2820
DateTaken:
2009-04-11
Classification:
specimen
Photographer:
Keiichi Aotsuka
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