Fossill Collection

Specimen Description:

Tarsometatarsus fragment
CardID:
1032
Last Modified:
2012-04-05 11:24:39
LastEditor:
Joseph Hatcher
Accession Num:
B.2010.01.15
Prev Nums:
None
Department:
Vertebrate Paleontology
Collector:
Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
CollectionName:
Research
DateCollected:
2010-08-11 00:00:00
Remarks:
Information is based on the Field Collection Card located along with the specimen.
Qty:
1
QtyReplicates:
0
SpecimenDesc:
Tarsometatarsus fragment
AcquisitionMode:
Quarry Collection
AccessionDate:
2010-10-26 00:00:00
CurrentOwner:
Province of Manitoba
DepositorName:
Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
Credit:
Keiichi Aotsuka, Joseph Hatcher
tPhylum:
Chordata
tClass:
Aves
tOrder:
Hesperornithiformes
tFamily:
Hesperornithidae
fGenus
Hesperornis
tSubspecies:
chowi
tCommonName:
Hesperornis, Bird
tRemarks:
Species was determined by Keiichi Aotsuka in September 2011 while conducting Graduate research studies of the specimen at the CFDC. This is the first documented occurrence of this species in Manitoba.
dUnits:
cm
dWidth:
2.4
dHeight:
1.3
dLength:
3.3
dRemarks:
Measurements were made using a set of hand held calipers, with the specimen in the horizontal position.
dCurrentCondition:
Good
dDate:
2010-10-26 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-0940
stLocDate:
2010-10-26 00:00:00
stComponentLoc:
D-0940
stStatus:
stored
oContinent:
North America
oCountry:
Canada
oOcean:
Western Interior Seaway
oProvince:
Manitoba
oLocation:
Manitoba Escarpment
oMineQuarry:
15
cDateCatalogued:
2010-10-26 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:
15
sSiteName:
West Cox
sMapReference:
NW 1/4 Sec. 26-T4-R7
sGPS:
N 49.33575º W 98.31034º
sArea:
Western River Bank
sElevation:
1,342 feet
sSiteMap:
N/A
sNotes:
CFDC GPS Unit "A", using the WGS 84 navagation system.
imageID:
3020
DateTaken:
2010-11-19
Classification:
specimen
Photographer:
Peter Dyck
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