Fossill Collection

Specimen Description:

Tarsometatarsus Fragment
CardID:
943
Last Modified:
2012-04-05 11:24:00
LastEditor:
Joseph Hatcher
Accession Num:
B.08.05.23
Prev Nums:
None
Department:
Vertebrate Paleontology
Collector:
Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
CollectionName:
Research
DateCollected:
2008-10-29 00:00:00
Remarks:
Information is based on the Field Note Card and on the Curatorial Collection Card located along with the specimen.
Qty:
1
QtyReplicates:
0
SpecimenDesc:
Tarsometatarsus Fragment
AcquisitionMode:
Quarry Collection
AccessionDate:
2008-12-18 00:00:00
CurrentOwner:
Province of Manitoba
DepositorName:
Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
Credit:
Steve Striemer, Keiichi Aotsuka, Joseph Hatcher
tPhylum:
Chordata
tClass:
Aves
tOrder:
Hesperornithiformes
tFamily:
Hesperornithidae
fGenus
Hesperornis
tSubspecies:
chowi
tCommonName:
Hesperornis, Bird
dUnits:
cm
dWidth:
1.3
dHeight:
3.4
dLength:
2.0
dRemarks:
Measurements were made using a set of calipers.
dDate:
2008-12-18 00:00:00
dIdentifier:
Joseph Hatcher
gGeoPeriod:
Cretaceous
gEpoch:
Campanian
gAge:
Late Cretaceous
gMa:
80 - 83
gFormation:
Pierre Shale
gMember:
Millwood
gHorizon:
Unknown
stPermLocBuilding:
Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
stPermLocRoom:
Collections Room
stPermLocDrawer:
D-0981
stLocDate:
2008-12-18 00:00:00
stComponentLoc:
D-0981
stStatus:
stored
oContinent:
North America
oCountry:
Canada
oOcean:
Western Interior Seaway
oProvince:
Manitoba
oLocation:
Manitoba Escarpment
oMineQuarry:
23
cDateCatalogued:
2008-12-18 00:00:00
Cataloguer:
Joseph Hatcher
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, p 17.
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:
23
sSiteName:
CFDC Property
sMapReference:
SE 1/4 Sec. 26-T4-R7
sGPS:
unknown
sArea:
100 yards north of Quarry #3
sElevation:
unknown
sSiteMap:
N/A
sNotes:
Specimen was discovered by CFDC volunteer Steve Striemer on the last day of the 2008 field season in the Millwood Member of the Pierre Shale Formation on the CFDC Property. The specimen was located approximately 100 yards North of Quarry #3 on the CFDC Property.
imageID:
1255
DateTaken:
2009-01-11
Classification:
specimen
Photographer:
Keiichi Aotsuka
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