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Specimen #: F.09.03.13

Collection: Osteichthyes > Xiphactinus, Bulldog Tarpon, Fish

Status: display

Description

Dentaries, Maxilla, Supramaxilla, Preoperculum, Operculum, Supraorbital, Dermosphenotic, Sclerotic Ring, Supraorbital, Hyopalatine, Frontal, Quadrate, Vertebral Centra, Pectoral Fin, and Other Fragments.

Measurements (11.5 x 3.2 x 30.0 cm)

Measurements were made using a set of calipers for Width and Height, and using a hand held ruler for measuring length. Specimen was in the horizontal position at time of measurement.

Details
Common Name: Xiphactinus, Bulldog Tarpon, Fish
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Osteichthyes
Order: Ichthyodectiformes
Family: Ichthyodectidae
Genus: Xiphactinus
Species: audax
Geo Period: Cretaceous
Epoch: Campanian
Formation: Pierre Shale
Member: Lower Gammon Ferruginous
Current Location: Manitoba Escarpment
Credit: Reid Graham, Joseph Hatcher, Joe Brown, Ted Nelson, Anita-Maria Janzic, Andrea Hrenchuk, Matt Duda, Katie Magotiaux, Kathryn Lapenskie, Jaclyn Kozak, Katya Slater-Szirom, Lisa Burnett, Keiichi Aotsuka, Jim Bamburak
Current Condition

Excellent