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SDSM Vertebrate Paleontology Collection

Specimen Records: 767
Media Records: 0
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2016-08-31

The SDSM Vertebrate Paleontology Collection began in the late 19th century with collections of fossil fauna from the nearby White River Badlands and Western Interior Seaway exposures. Major collections include, but are not limited to, marine vertebrates and associated fauna from the Cretaceous Western Interior Seaway, terrestrial vertebrates (including dinosaurs) from Jurassic and Cretaceous sites, extensive holdings from the White River Badlands of South Dakota and Nebraska (late Eocene to mid-Oligocene), and late Tertiary to Quaternary collections from the region, including mammoths and other Pleistocene vertebrates.

Contacts

Name Gene Hess
Rolenone
EmailGene.Hess@sdsmt.edu
Name Sally Shelton
RoleAssociate Director
EmailSally.Shelton@sdsmt.edu
Name Joanna McCaffrey
RoleBiodiversity Informatics Manager
Emailjmccaffrey@flmnh.ufl.edu
Name Sally Shelton
RoleAssociate Director
EmailSally.Shelton@sdsmt.edu
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FlagRecords With This Flag(%) Percent With This Flag
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100
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72.49
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72.49
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72.49
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72.49
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72.49
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72.49
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72.49
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72.49
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72.49
dwc_multimedia_added  i378
49.283
gbif_reference_added  i259
33.768
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29.726
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23.729
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10.3
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8.475
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8.083
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5.867
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i2
0.261
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i1
0.13
dwc_specificepithet_added  i1
0.13
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