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Specimen Record

ContinentEurope
CountryFrance
State/ProvinceProvence-alpes-côte D'azur
County/ParishVaucluse
LocalityVaugines
Institution CodeCm
Collection CodeVertpaleo
Catalog Number047419
Collected ByGermain Collection
Date Collected1984-08-25

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The collection of fossil vertebrates at Carnegie Museum of Natural History is the fourth largest in North America. It currently holds over 100,000 specimens with a worldwide distribution, representing all vertebrate classes from the Silurian to the Pleistocene. This collection was acquired primarily through over a century of field work by section staff and associates as well as acquisitions by the Museum. Fossil collecting began in 1895 with the sponsorship of Mr. Andrew Carnegie, who supported the museum’s numerous early expeditions to the American West that resulted in one of the best dinosaur collections in the world. Carnegie in his retirement further strengthened the collection with the purchase in 1903 of a large collection of Paleozoic-Cenozoic, European fossils from the Baron de Bayet, a private fossil collector from Brussels, Belgium. Strengths of the collection include Mississippian fishes from Bear Gulch, Montana; Pennsylvanian and Permian fishes, amphibians and reptiles from the tri-state region of Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia and the southwestern United States; Jurassic dinosaurs, especially sauropods, from Utah (Dinosaur National Monument) and Wyoming; Jurassic fishes and reptiles from Germany and France; Eocene fishes from Monte Bolca, Italy; Eocene mammals, reptiles, and amphibians from central Wyoming and Utah; Miocene mammals from a site now preserved as Agate Springs Fossil Beds National Monument, Nebraska; and Pleistocene vertebrates from the Appalachian region.

Contacts

Name Amy Henrici
RoleCollection Manager
Emailhenricia@carnegiemnh.org
Name Amy Henrici
RoleCollection Manager
Emailhenricia@carnegiemnh.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameHemipristis serra
Higher ClassficationCHONDRICHTHYES | CARCHARHINIFORMES | HEMIGALEIDAE | HEMIPRISTIS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassElasmobranchii
OrderCarcharhiniformes
FamilyHemigaleidae
GenusHemipristis
Specific Epithetserra
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number047419
Preparationstooth
Institution CodeCM
Collection CodeVertPaleo
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:CM:VertPaleo:047419
Basis of RecordFossilSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByGERMAIN COLLECTION
Date Collected1984-08-25
Year1984
Month8
Day25
Start Day of Year238
End Day of Year238
Locality
CountryFrance
Country CodeFR
State / ProvinceProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
CountyVaucluse
Higher Geography| FRANCE | VAUCLUSE | | | | |
ContinentEurope
LocalityVAUGINES
Verbatim LocalityFRANCE | VAUCLUSE | VAUGINES
Paleo Context
FormationNO DATA
Earliest Era Or Lowest ErathemCENOZOIC
Latest Era Or Highest ErathemCENOZOIC
Earliest Period Or Lowest SystemTERTIARY
Latest Period Or Highest SystemTERTIARY
Earliest Epoch Or Lowest SeriesLATE MIOCENE
Latest Epoch Or Highest SeriesLATE MIOCENE
Earliest Age Or Lowest StageTORTONIAN
Latest Age Or Highest StageTORTONIAN
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-06-17
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