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Specimen #: P.83.01.18

Collection: Plesiosauria > Styxosaurus, Plesiosaur

Status: stored


Vertebrae (~43), Ribs, Rib Fragments, Clavical, Phalanges, Left Ischium, Right Ischium, Gastroliths, Pelvic Girdle Fragments, Incomplete Propodial, Gastralia Rib Sections

Measurements (12.8 x 10.0 x 9.9 cm)

Rough measurements were made using a hand held ruler, not a set of calipers. The above rough measurements pertain to only one (1) of the average sized Vertebrae associated with this specimen.


SATO, T., D.A. EBERTH, E.L. NICHOLLS, and M. MANABE. 2005. Plesiosaurian Remains from Non-Marine to Paralic Sediments. In Dinosaur Provincial Park, A Spectacular Ancient Ecosystem Revealed. Edited by Philip J. Currie and Eva B. Koppelhus. Indiania University Press, pp. 249 - 271.

Common Name: Styxosaurus, Plesiosaur
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Plesiosauria
Family: Elasmosauridae
Genus: Styxosaurus
Species: sp.
Geo Period: Cretaceous
Epoch: Campanian
Formation: Pierre Shale
Member: Assume Pembina
Current Location: Manitoba Escarpment
Credit: Dr. Elizabeth L. Nicholls, Henry Isaak, Don Bell
Current Condition