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Specimen #: B.77.03.07

Collection: Aves > Bird, Ichthyornis

Status: loan

Description

Dorsal Vertebra

Measurements

Specimen is presently on loan to the University of Kansas. A measurement of 6.0 mm is provided by Nicholls (1989) on page 185 for this specimen.

Publications

MARTIN, L.D. and J.D. Stewart. 1982. An ichthyornithiform bird from the Campanian of Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, Volume 19 pp. 324-327. 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. 179-180, 185.

Details
Common Name: Bird, Ichthyornis
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Ichthyornithiformes
Family: Ichthyornithidae
Genus: Ichthyornis
Species: unknown
Geo Period: Assume Cretaceous
Epoch: Assume Campanian
Formation: Assume Pierre Shale
Member: Assume Pembina
Current Location: Manitoba Escarpment
Credit: Dr. Elizabeth Nicholls, Henry Isaak, Don Bell
Current Condition

unknown