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Specimen #: T.07.01.23

Collection: Testudines > Archelon, Turtle

Status: stored


Cranial Element

Measurements (6.0 x 3.5 x 7.1 cm)

Rough measurements were made using a hand held ruler, not a set of calipers. The above rough measurements were taken with the specimen in the horizontal position.

Common Name: Archelon, Turtle
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Family: Protostegidae
Genus: Archelon
Species: ischyros
Geo Period: Cretaceous
Epoch: Campanian
Formation: Pierre Shale
Member: Pembina
Current Location: Manitoba Escarpment
Credit: Anita-Maria Janzic, Hans Larson
Current Condition