Fossill Collection

Specimen Description:

Tarsometatarsus with two associated mosasaur teeth
CardID:
996
Last Modified:
2012-04-05 11:05:33
LastEditor:
Joseph Hatcher
Accession Num:
B.09.03.13
Prev Nums:
None
Department:
Vertebrate Paleontology
Collector:
Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
CollectionName:
Research
DateCollected:
2009-10-04 00:00:00
Remarks:
Information is based on the Field Collection Card located along with the specimen.
Qty:
1
QtyReplicates:
0
SpecimenDesc:
Tarsometatarsus with two associated mosasaur teeth
AcquisitionMode:
Quarry Collection
AccessionDate:
2009-10-16 00:00:00
CurrentOwner:
Province of Manitoba
DepositorName:
Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
Credit:
Andrea Hrenchuk, Joseph Hatcher
tPhylum:
Chordata
tClass:
Aves
tOrder:
Hesperornithiformes
tFamily:
Hesperornithidae
fGenus
Hesperornis
tSubspecies:
regalis
tCommonName:
Hesperornis
tRemarks:
Specimen also has two associted mosasaur teeth
dUnits:
cm
dWidth:
2.0
dHeight:
2.1
dLength:
9.5
dRemarks:
Measurements were made using a set of calipers and were taken with the specimen, (Hesperornis tarsometatarsus) in the horizontal position.
dCurrentCondition:
Good
dDate:
2009-10-16 00:00:00
dIdentifier:
Joseph Hatcher
gGeoPeriod:
Cretaceous
gEpoch:
Campanian
gAge:
Late Cretaceous
gMa:
80 - 83
gFormation:
Pierre Shale
gMember:
Gammon Ferruginous
gHorizon:
Unknown
stPermLocBuilding:
Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
stPermLocRoom:
Collections Room
stPermLocDrawer:
D-0937
stLocDate:
2012-03-27 00:00:00
stComponentLoc:
D-0937
stStatus:
stored
oContinent:
North America
oCountry:
Canada
oOcean:
Western Interior Seaway
oProvince:
Manitoba
oLocation:
Manitoba Escarpment
oMineQuarry:
13
AssociatedSpecimens:
There are two mosasaur teeth directly associated with this tarsometatarsus. They are all accessioned together as B.09.03.13 GE.09.01.13 is also an associated specimen.
cDateCatalogued:
2009-10-16 00:00:00
Cataloguer:
Joseph Hatcher
CatRemarks:
Specimens(s) may actually be from the Gammon Ferruginous Member of the Pierre Shale, as suggested by the composition of associated specimen GE.09.01.13.
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:
13
sSiteName:
Spencer's Ditch
sMapReference:
NW 1/4 Sec. 31-T3-R6
sGPS:
N 49.26573º W 98.26004º
sArea:
West Bank (see notes below)
sElevation:
1,309 feet
sSiteMap:
N/A
sNotes:
West Bank, approximately halfway down Pembina section of gully from road; ~ 4 feet below ground surface between bentonite seams.
imageID:
3021
DateTaken:
2010-11-19
Classification:
specimen
Photographer:
Peter Dyck
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