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Specimen #: T.82.01.17

Collection: Testudines > Toxochelys, Turtle

Status: stored

Description

Ribs, Limb Elements, Shell Fragments, Skull Fragments, Vertebrae

Measurements (7.2 x 3.5 x 15.1 cm)

Rough measurements were made using a hand held ruler, not a set of calipers. The above rough measurements pertain only to the single Humerus associated with this specimen, located in Drawer 849.

Publications

NICHOLLS, E.L., T.T. TOKARYK, and L.V. HILLS. 1990. Cretaceous Marine Turtles From the Western Interior Seaway of Canada. Canadian Journal of earth Sciences, Volume 27, pp. 1288-1298. NICHOLLS, E.L. 1989. Marine Vertebrates of the Pembina Member of the Pierre Shale (Campanian, Upper Cretaceous) of Manitoba and their Significance to the Biogeography of the Western Interior Seaway. University of Calgary, pp. ii-317.

Details
Common Name: Toxochelys, Turtle
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Family: Toxochelyidae
Genus: Toxochelys
Species: latiremis
Geo Period: Cretaceous
Epoch: Campanian
Formation: Pierre Shale
Member: Pembina
Current Location: Manitoba Escarpment
Credit: Dr. Elizabeth L. Nicholls, Henry Isaak, Don Bell
Current Condition

Unknown