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Specimen #: M.77.05.07

Collection: Mosasauridae > Mosasaur, Tylosaurus, "Suzy"

Status: loan

Description

Approximately 90 Vertebrae, Chevrons, Humerus, Ribs, Basio-Occipital, Surangular, Quadrate, Phalanges, Coracoid, Radius, Fibula, Scapula, Unidentified Material, Pterygoid, Jaw Elements

Measurements (13.5 x 23.0 x 12.0 cm)

Rough measurements were made using a hand held ruler, not a set of calipers. The above rough measurements pertain to the single large Quadrate associated with this specimen, located in Drawer 246.

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. 75.

Details
Common Name: Mosasaur, Tylosaurus, "Suzy"
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Lacertilia
Family: Mosasauridae
Genus: Tylosaurus
Species: pembinensis
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

Unprepared