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Specimen #: M.75.03.06

Collection: Mosasauridae > Mosasaur, Platecarpus

Status: stored

Description

Phalanages, Ribs, Humeri, Coracoid, Vertebrae, Right Front Flipper, Illium, Scapula, Radius, semi-articulated caudal series, Possible Skull Elements.

Measurements (15.0 x 2.5 x 34.0 cm)

Rough mearuements were made using a hand held ruler, not with a set of calipers. The above rough measurements pertain only to the Right Front Flipper, measured from within its plaster shell, located in Drawer 187.

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

Right Front Flipper in Drawer 187 is in need of reparis.