Fossill Collection

Specimen Description:

Vertebral Column (11)
CardID:
486
Last Modified:
2011-03-31 12:22:38
LastEditor:
Joseph Hatcher
Accession Num:
M.82.17.16
Prev Nums:
None
Department:
Vertebrate Paleontology
Collector:
Morden & District Museum
CollectionName:
Research
DateCollected:
2008-05-09 09:39:40
Remarks:
Information is based on the orignal paper catalogue of the Morden & District Museum (1992).
Qty:
1
QtyReplicates:
0
SpecimenDesc:
Vertebral Column (11)
AcquisitionMode:
Quarry Collection
AccessionDate:
2008-05-09 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:
Lacertilia
tFamily:
Mosasauridae
fGenus
Unknown
tSubspecies:
Unknown
tCommonName:
Mosasaur
dUnits:
cm
dWidth:
7.5
dHeight:
8.0
dLength:
15.2
dRemarks:
Rough measurements were made using a hand held ruler, not a set of calipers. Measurements pertain to an articulated section of three (3) fused Vertebrae belonging to this specimen.
dDate:
2008-05-09 00:00:00
dIdentifier:
Joseph Hatcher
gGeoPeriod:
Cretaceous
gEpoch:
Campanian
gAge:
Late Cretaceous
gMa:
80 - 83
gFormation:
Pierre Shale
gMember:
Pembina
gHorizon:
Unknown
stPermLocBuilding:
Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
stPermLocRoom:
Collections Room
stPermLocDrawer:
D-0484
stLocDate:
2008-05-09 00:00:00
stComponentLoc:
D-0484
stStatus:
stored
oContinent:
North America
oCountry:
Canada
oOcean:
Western Interior Seaway
oProvince:
Manitoba
oLocation:
Manitoba Escarpment
oMineQuarry:
16
cDateCatalogued:
2008-05-09 00:00:00
Cataloguer:
Joseph Hatcher
CatRemarks:
Scrapes on vertebral column are not the result of taphonomic pathologies, but rather from the blade of a machine during bentonite quarrying, which likely lead to the discovery of this specimen.
sQuarryNum:
16
sSiteName:
Robertson North
sMapReference:
NE 1/4 Sec. 13-T4-R7
sGPS:
unknown
sArea:
unknown
sElevation:
unknown
sSiteMap:
unknown
imageID:
3405
DateTaken:
2011-03-31
Classification:
specimen
Photographer:
Peter Dyck
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