Fossill Collection

Specimen Description:

Ribs, Over 50 Vertebrae, Humerus, Scapula, Coracoid, Skull Elements, Quadrate, Jaw Elements.
CardID:
340
Last Modified:
2010-03-04 10:51:39
LastEditor:
Joseph Hatcher
Accession Num:
M.75.04.06
Prev Nums:
None
Department:
Vertebrate Paleontology
Collector:
Morden & District Museum
CollectionName:
Research
DateCollected:
2008-04-09 09:41:54
Remarks:
Information is based on the original paper catalogue of the Morden & District Museum (1992).
Qty:
1
QtyReplicates:
0
SpecimenDesc:
Ribs, Over 50 Vertebrae, Humerus, Scapula, Coracoid, Skull Elements, Quadrate, Jaw Elements.
AcquisitionMode:
Quarry Collection
AccessionDate:
2008-04-09 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:
Platecarpus, Mosasaur
dUnits:
cm
dWidth:
6.7
dHeight:
9.2
dLength:
13.0
dRemarks:
Rough measurements were made using a hand held ruler, not a set of calipers. The above rough measurements pertain only to the pre-dentary section locatred in Drawer 189.
dDate:
2008-04-09 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-19-3
stPermLocDrawer:
D-189 - 194, D-609 & D-610, D-798 & D-800
stLocDate:
2010-03-04 00:00:00
stComponentLoc:
D-189 - 194, D-609 & D-610, D-798 & D-800 Shelf 19-3
stStatus:
stored
oContinent:
North America
oCountry:
Canada
oOcean:
Western Interior Seaway
oProvince:
Manitoba
oLocation:
Manitoba Escarpment
oMineQuarry:
06
cDateCatalogued:
2008-04-09 00:00:00
Cataloguer:
Joseph Hatcher
CatRemarks:
The original paper catalogue of the Morden & District Museum also mentions original plaster jackets belonging to this specimen stored on Shelves 5-1, 7-3, and 14-6. However, due to construction activities in the collection area at the time of this specimen's entry into the digital database, the locations of these jackets have not yet been verfified.
sQuarryNum:
06
sSiteName:
Lumgair North
sMapReference:
NW 1/4 Sec. 20-T3-R6
sGPS:
unknown
sArea:
unknown
sElevation:
unknown
sSiteMap:
unknown
imageID:
882
DateTaken:
2008-12-31
Classification:
specimen
Photographer:
Keiichi Aotsuka
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