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Specimen #: M.74.01.02

Collection: Mosasauridae > Mosasaur, Hainosaurus

Status: stored

Description

Frontal, Basio-sphenoid, Ribs, Over 20 Vertebrae (mostly caudals), Partial Squamosal, & Skull Elements

Measurements (21.5 x 19.3 x 8.0 cm)

Rough measurements were made using a hand held ruler, not a set of calipers. The above rough measurements are listed for only one (1) of the average sized caudal vertbrae belonging to this specimen, Measured Caudal is from Drawer 75.

Publications

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.

Preparation
Preparation Type Treatment Comments Preparator Treatment Date
Repair Consolidants Cyan Acrylates Fragments in Drawer 74 were prepared from a plaster jacket. Dave Simpson 2009-09-10 01:00:00
Details
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

Unknown