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Specimen #: P.04.01.15

Collection: Plesiosauria > "Betsy", Plesiosaur

Status: stored


Approximately 65% complete skeleton of a short-necked plesiosaur


Currently not described


HATCHER, J., and J.D. BAMBURAK. 2010. Stratigraphic correlation of multiple bentonite horizons from the Upper Cretaceous Pierre Shale (Pembina Member) of Manitoba (part of NTS 62G1, 2); in Report of Activities 2010, Manitoba Innovation, Energy, and Mines, Manitoba Geological Survey, p. 178-185. JANZIC, A. 2007. A New Short-Necked Plesiosaur From the Pierre Shale Formation of Manitoba. Abstracts and Field Manual, 2007 Manitoba Paleontology Seminar, Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre, p. ii. Wojna, L. 2007. Bathroom Book of Manitoba Trivia; Weird, Wacky and Wild. Blue Bike Books, page 151. JANZIC, A. 2006. A Preliminary Analysis of Stomach Contents from a New Polycotylid Plesiosaur. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, (26) Supplement to Number 3, pp. 81A.

Common Name: "Betsy", Plesiosaur
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Plesiosauria
Family: Polycotylidae
Geo Period: Cretaceous
Epoch: Campanian
Formation: Pierre Shale
Member: Pembina
Current Location: Manitoba Escarpment
Credit: Anita -Maria Janzic, Michel Messier, Joe Brown
Current Condition

Preservation is very good to poor.