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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceKansas
County/ParishGove County
Institution CodeYpm
Collection CodeVp
Catalog NumberYpm Vp 001787
Collected ByCharles H. Sternberg
Date Collected1905-01-11

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The Division of Vertebrate Paleontology houses one of the most important vertebrate fossil collections in North America, totaling over 70,000 cataloged specimens. Staff and students of the Division undertake research in vertebrate systematics, evolution, and paleobiology. The Division supports field collecting programs in the Triassic of Arizona and Utah and across the K/T boundary in Montana and North Dakota.

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Name Larry Gall
RoleHead, Computer Systems Office
Emaillawrence.gall@yale.edu
Name Larry Gall
RoleHead, Computer Systems Office
Emaillawrence.gall@yale.edu
Name Larry Gall
RoleHead, Computer Systems Office
Emaillawrence.gall@yale.edu
Name Vanessa Rhue
RoleDivision of Vertebrate Paleontology
Emailvanessa.rhue@yale.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameProtostega copei
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Vertebrata; Amniota; Reptilia; Testudinata; Testudines; Cryptodira; Chelonioidea; Protostegidae
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderTestudines
FamilyProtostegidae
GenusArchelon
Specific Epithetcopei
Scientific Name AuthorsWieland, 1909
Taxon RankSpecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameTerrapins; Reptiles; vertebrates; chordates; animals
Taxon RemarksFossils, Rocks and Minerals: Fossils - Vertebrates
Specimen
Type Statusholotype
Identified ByGeorge R. Wieland
Date Identified1998
Previous IdentificationsArchelon copei|Microstega copei|Protostega copei|Protostega sp.
Catalog NumberYPM VP 001787
Other Catalog Numbers1787
PreparationsSurface Scan
Individual Count1
Institution CodeYPM
Collection CodeVP
Occurrence IDurn:uuid:2fde2de2-b2bc-42f5-bbd2-6e60230ff653
Basis of RecordFossilSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Associated Mediahttps://images.collections.yale.edu/iiif/2/ypm:f7326c68-cd1d-436b-99cb-b5504cd5c4a5/full/!1920,1920/0/default.jpg
Associated ReferencesHOLOTYPE. Det. by: G. E. Hooks 1998|HOLOTYPE. Det. by: Rainer Zangerl|HOLOTYPE. Det. by: George R. Wieland 1998|
Collection Event
Collected ByCharles H. Sternberg
Field NumberTurtle 037
Date Collected1905
Year1905
Collection Remarksskull; carapace; plastron; VP number 1787; lot count 1; accn=YPM.02912
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceKansas
CountyGove County
Higher GeographyNorth America; USA; Kansas; Gove County
ContinentNorth America
Paleo Context
FormationNiobrara Fm
Earliest Period Or Lowest SystemCretaceous
Earliest Epoch Or Lowest SeriesLate Cretaceous
Other
Languageen
Modified2021-11-11T09:03:10.000Z
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dcterms:referenceshttp://collections.peabody.yale.edu/search/Record/YPM-VP-001787
dcterms:bibliographicCitationProtostega copei (YPM VP 001787)
dcterms:rightsHolderYale Peabody Museum of Natural History
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dwc:dispositionin collection
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:ownerInstitutionCodeYPM
dwc:dataGeneralizationsCoordinate data unavailable
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