Fossill Collection

Specimen Description:

Vertebrae
CardID:
207
Last Modified:
2008-12-18 09:40:45
LastEditor:
Joseph Hatcher
Accession Num:
F.00.01.04
Prev Nums:
None
Department:
Vertebrate Paleontology
Collector:
Morden & District Museum
CollectionName:
Research
DateCollected:
2008-02-07 10:47:34
Remarks:
Information is based on the original paper catalogue of the Morden & District Museum (1992).
Qty:
1
QtyReplicates:
0
SpecimenDesc:
Vertebrae
AcquisitionMode:
Quarry Collection
AccessionDate:
2008-02-07 00:00:00
CurrentOwner:
Province of Manitoba
DepositorName:
Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
Credit:
Dr. Elizabeth L. Nicholls, Henry Isaak, Don Bell
tPhylum:
Chordata
tClass:
Osteichthyes
tOrder:
Ichthyodectiformes
tFamily:
Ichthyodectidae
fGenus
Xiphactinus
tSubspecies:
audax
tCommonName:
Fish, Xiphactinus
dUnits:
cm
dWidth:
4.4
dHeight:
4.2
dLength:
8.1
dRemarks:
Rough measurments were made using a hand held ruler, not calipers.
dCurrentCondition:
Good.
dDate:
2008-02-07 00:00:00
dIdentifier:
Anita-Maria Janzic, Joseph Hatcher
dSex:
Unknown
dSpecimenDesc:
Two (2) fused vertebrae.
gGeoPeriod:
Assume Cretaceous
gEpoch:
Assume Campanian
gAge:
Assume Late Cretaceous
gMa:
Assume 80
gFormation:
Assume Pierre Shale
gMember:
Assume Pembina
gHorizon:
Unknown
stPermLocBuilding:
Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
stPermLocRoom:
Collections Room
stPermLocDrawer:
D-0519
stLocDate:
2008-02-07 00:00:00
stComponentLoc:
D-0519
stStatus:
stored
oContinent:
North America
oCountry:
Canada
oOcean:
Western Interior Seaway
oProvince:
Manitoba
oLocation:
Manitoba Escarpment
oMineQuarry:
04
AssociatedSpecimens:
M.00.01.04 and Q.00.01.04
cDateCatalogued:
2008-02-07 00:00:00
Cataloguer:
Joseph Hatcher
CatRemarks:
Original paper catalogue of the Morden & District Museum describes this specimen as "unidentified material." The specimen was ascribed to the genus Xiphactinus during its accession into the CFDC digital databse.
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.
sQuarryNum:
04
sSiteName:
Mount Nebo
sMapReference:
SW 1/4 Sec. 18-T4-R6
sGPS:
unknown
sArea:
unknown
sElevation:
unknown
sSiteMap:
unknown
imageID:
1504
DateTaken:
2009-01-22
Classification:
specimen
Photographer:
Keiichi Aotsuka
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