Fossill Collection

Specimen Description:

Ribs, Phalanges, Vertebrae, Coracoid, Humerus, Femur, Illium, Ischium, Pubis, Scapula
CardID:
588
Last Modified:
2009-03-06 17:12:29
LastEditor:
Keiichi Aotsuka
Accession Num:
P.80.06.14
Prev Nums:
None
Department:
Vertebrate Paleontology
Collector:
Morden & District Museum
CollectionName:
Research
DateCollected:
2008-05-27 16:12:35
Remarks:
Information is based on the orignal paper catalogue of the Morden & District Museum (1992).
Qty:
1
QtyReplicates:
0
SpecimenDesc:
Ribs, Phalanges, Vertebrae, Coracoid, Humerus, Femur, Illium, Ischium, Pubis, Scapula
AcquisitionMode:
Quarry Collection
AccessionDate:
2008-05-27 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, "Winston"
dUnits:
cm
dWidth:
7.5
dHeight:
7.2
dLength:
3.9
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 Vertebra Centrum's associated with this specimen.
dDate:
2008-05-27 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-0380, 381, 963 - 968
stLocDate:
2008-05-27 00:00:00
stComponentLoc:
D-0380, 381, 963 - 968
stStatus:
stored
oContinent:
North America
oCountry:
Canada
oOcean:
Western Interior Seaway
oProvince:
Manitoba
oLocation:
Manitoba Escarpment
oMineQuarry:
14
cDateCatalogued:
2008-05-27 00:00:00
Cataloguer:
Joseph Hatcher
CatRemarks:
The Coracoid, Humerus, Femur, Illium, Ischium, Pubis, and Scapula belonging to this specimen are all missing. Possibly On Loan to Betsy Nicholls (deceased), University of Calgary.
References:
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.
Publications:
HILLS, L.V., NICHOLLS, E.L., NUNEZ-BETELU, L.M., and McIntyre, D.J. 1999. Hesperornis (Aves) from Ellesmere Island and palynological correlation of known Canadian localities. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 36: 1583-1588 (p. 1585). NICHOLLS, E.L. and A.P. RUSSELL. 1990. Paleobiogeography of the Cretaceous Western Interior Seaway of North America: the vertebrate evidence. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v 79, pp. 149-169.
sQuarryNum:
14
sSiteName:
Robertson South
sMapReference:
NE 1/4 Sec. 13-T4-R7
sGPS:
unknown
sArea:
unknown
sElevation:
unknown
sSiteMap:
unknown
imageID:
2383
DateTaken:
2009-03-06
Classification:
specimen
Photographer:
Keiichi Aotsuka
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