Occurrence record: CMNFV:CMNFV 10437

FossilSpecimen of Hesperornis regalis Marsh, 1872 recorded on 1965


Data resource Canadian Museum of Nature Fossil Vertebrate Collection
Institution code Canadian Museum of Nature
Supplied institution code "CMN"
Collection code Canadian Museum of Nature Fossil Vertebrate Collection
Catalog number CMNFV 10437
Occurrence ID 6c0225bf-d888-8884-e6af-373578562a8f
Basis of record Fossil specimen
Preparations fossil
Identified by Russell, Dale A.
Identified date 1967
Collector Russell, A. Dale
Supplied as "Russell, Dale A."
Record number #8
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Supplied as http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
Rightsholder Canadian Museum of Nature
Dataset name Fossil Vertebrate
Language eng
Information withheld Specific locality information may be withheld
Bibliographic citation Hesperornis regalis (CMNFV 10437)
Dynamic properties { "geologicAge" : "Cretaceous (Mason River Fm.)"}
Occurrence remarks fragments of left tarsometatarsal. REFERRED.
Occurrence status present
Institution ID http://biocol.org/urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34935
Collection code CMNFV
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1967


Collecting date 1965
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 1965


Higher classification Animalia; Chordata; Vertebrata; Aves; Hesperornithiformes; Hesperornithidae; Hesperornis
Scientific name Hesperornis regalis Marsh, 1872
Supplied scientific name "Hesperornis regalis"
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Family Hesperornithidae
Genus Hesperornis
Species Hesperornis regalis
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship Marsh, 1872


Country Canada
State / Province Northwest Territories

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Type PhysicalObject

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