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Palaeobiology - Vertebrate Fossils Collection - Mammalia - Royal Ontario Museum

Specimen Records: 51,513
Media Records: 0
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2018-04-12

The vertebrate fossil collection at the Royal Ontario museum consists of over 72,000 catalogued and databased fossil specimens of all vertebrate classes. Inventory and databasing of the fossil fishes is not yet complete however, so this number will grow in the near future. The collection is just over a century old, having been started with a donation from the University of Toronto when the museum was created in 1914. Particular strengths of the collection include Cretaceous dinosaurs from Alberta, Jurassic ichthyosaurs, Tertiary mammals from Saskatchewan, Quaternary mammals from Peru, Ecuador, Florida and Alberta, as well as Quaternary birds from Peru.

Contacts

Name Bradley Millen
RoleDatabase Technician
Emailbradm@rom.on.ca
Name Kevin Seymour
RoleAssistant Curator
Emailkevins@rom.on.ca
Name David Evans
RoleCurator
Emaildavide@rom.on.ca
Name Brian Iwama
RoleTechnician
Emailbriani@rom.on.ca
Name Ian Morrison
RoleTechnician
Emailianmo@rom.on.ca
Name Kevin Seymour
RoleAssistant Curator
Emailkevins@rom.on.ca
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This table shows any data corrections that were performed on this recordset to improve the capabilities of iDigBio Search. The first column represents the correction performed. The last two columns represent the number and percentage of records that were corrected. A complete list of the data quality flags and their descriptions can be found here. Clicking on a data flag name will take you to a search for all records with this flag in this recordset.
FlagRecords With This Flag(%) Percent With This Flag
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