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Specimen #: F.75.04.06

Collection: Osteichthyes > Fish, Xiphactinus

Status: stored

Description

Dentary, Maxilla, over ten (10) vertebrae of various sizes, skull elements and vertebrae fragments, other unidentified fragments.

Measurements

Maxilla - Width: 7.8, Height: 3.8, Length: ~37.0 Dentary - Width:10.2, Height: 2.5, Length: ~29.3 Large Vertebra - Width: 7.0, Height: 6.5, Length: 4.4 Rough measurements were taken using a hand held ruler, not calipers.

Details
Common Name: Fish, Xiphactinus
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Osteichthyes
Order: Ichthyodectiformes
Family: Ichthyodectidae
Genus: Xiphactinus
Species: audax
Geo Period: Assume Cretaceous
Epoch: Assume Campanian
Formation: Assume Pierre Shale
Member: Assume Pembina
Current Location: Manitoba Escarpment
Credit: Dr. Elizabth L. Nicholls, Henry Isaak, Donald Bell
Current Condition

Well-preserved