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Specimen #: M.73.17.02

Collection: Mosasauridae > Mosasaur, Hainosaurus

Status: stored


Over 25 Vertebrae, Vertebral Fragments, Skull Elements, Jaw Elements

Measurements (8.2 x 14.8 x 6.3 cm)

Rough mesurements were made using a hand held ruler, not a set of calipers. The above rough measurements are provided for only one (1) of the caudal vertebrae, located in Drawer 65, which belongs to this specimen.


BULLARD, T.S., and M.W. CALDWELL. 2010. Redescription and rediagnosis ofthe tylosaurine mosasaur Hainosaurus pembinensis Nicholls, 1988, as Tylosaurus pembinensis (Nicholls, 1988). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(2): 416-426. BULLARD, T.S. 2006. Anatomy and Systematics of North American Tylosaurine Mosasaurs. Master of Science Thesis, University of Alberta, p. 74.

Common Name: Mosasaur, Hainosaurus
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Lacertilia
Family: Mosasauridae
Genus: Hainosaurus
Species: pembinensis
Geo Period: Assume Cretaceous
Epoch: Assume Campanian
Formation: Assume Pierre Shale
Member: Assume Pembina
Current Location: Manitoba Escarpment
Credit: Dr. Elizabeth L. Nicholls, Henry Isaak, Don Bell
Current Condition