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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/ParishStanislaus County
LocalityGustine
Institution CodeUcmp
Collection CodeV
Catalog Number32778
Collected ByBennison,a.+hesse,s.

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The mission of the University of California Museum of Paleontology is to investigate and promote the understanding of the history of life and the diversity of the Earth's biota through research and education.

Contacts

Name Joyce Gross
RoleProgrammer
Emailnone
Name Joyce Gross
RoleProgrammer
Emailjdeck@berkeley.edu
Name Patricia Holroyd
RoleMuseum Scientist
Emailpholroyd@berkeley.edu
Name Diane Erwin
RoleSenior Museum Scientist for Paleobotany
Emaildmerwin@berkeley.edu
Name Erica Clites
RoleMuseum Scientist for Invertebrate Paleontology
Emaileclites@berkeley.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NamePlotosaurus bennisoni
KingdomAnimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassReptilia
Ordersquamata
FamilyMosasauridae
GenusPlotosaurus
Specific Epithetbennisoni
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Type StatusTYPE
Catalog Number32778
PreparationsSKULL,DENTARY,ANTERIOR VERTEBRAE
Institution CodeUCMP
Collection CodeV
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UCMP:V:32778
Basis of RecordFossilSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByBENNISON,A.+HESSE,S.
Verbatim Date Collected1937
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceCalifornia
CountyStanislaus County
ContinentNorth America
LocalityGustine
Location IDV3718
Paleo Context
FormationMoreno
Earliest Era Or Lowest ErathemMesozoic
Latest Era Or Highest ErathemMesozoic
Earliest Eon Or Lowest EonothemMesozoic
Latest Eon Or Highest EonothemMesozoic
Earliest Period Or Lowest SystemCretaceous
Latest Period Or Highest SystemCretaceous
Earliest Epoch Or Lowest SeriesLate Cretaceous
Latest Epoch Or Highest SeriesLate Cretaceous
Other
Modified2020-05-27 14:23:30
IDurn:catalog:UCMP:V:32778
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dcterms:referenceshttp://ucmpdb.berkeley.edu/cgi/ucmp_query2?spec_id=V32778&one=T
dwc:informationWithheldLocation data available to qualified researchers on request.
dwc:geologicalContextIDV3718
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