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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/ParishCraven
LocalityWell, 50-85 Feet Deep, Bridgeton
Institution CodeNcsm
Collection CodeNcsm-vertpaleo
Catalog Number356
Collected ByM Bennett
Date Collected1952-08-14

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The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences' Vertebrate Paleontology collections contain approximately 63,000 specimens. Founded in the early 1900s, this collection consists of approximately 89% North Carolina material, although 31 states, 21 countries, and more than 405 genera are represented. The Vertebrate Paleontology Collection contains eight holotypes and twelve paratypes. The type collections include several different fish and sharks and one bird specimen. The most published on specimens in this collection are an Acrocanthosaurus atokensis which has been used in numerous phylogenetic studies of therapods and a Thescelosaurus specimen. Significant holding include Late Triassic collections from North Carolina and Arizona, marine Cenozoic collections from North Carolina, and Cretaceous collections from North Carolina, Montana and Utah.

Contacts

Name Ben Norton
RoleHead, Technology
Emailben.norton@naturalsciences.org
Name Vince Schneider
RoleCurator of Paleontology
Emailvince.schneider@naturalsciences.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameGaleocerdo
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassChondrichthyes
OrderGaleomorpha
FamilyCarcharhinidae
GenusGaleocerdo
Taxon Rankgenus
Specimen
Catalog Number356
Preparationstooth
Individual Count1
Institution CodeNCSM
Collection CodeNCSM-VertPaleo
Occurrence ID5B63298D-42CD-4835-A6A9-25977B83777A
Dataset NameNCSM Vertebrate Paleontology Collection
Basis of RecordFossilSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysical Object
Collection Event
Collected ByM Bennett
Field NumberNCPALEO2504
Date Collected1952-08-14
Year1952
Month8
Day14
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceNorth Carolina
CountyCraven
ContinentNorth America
LocalityWell, 50-85 feet deep, Bridgeton
Paleo Context
FormationPungo River
Earliest Era Or Lowest ErathemCenozoic
Latest Era Or Highest ErathemCenozoic
Earliest Period Or Lowest SystemNeogene
Latest Period Or Highest SystemNeogene
Earliest Epoch Or Lowest SeriesMiocene
Latest Epoch Or Highest SeriesMiocene
Other
LanguageEN
Modified2016-07-27
ID5B63298D-42CD-4835-A6A9-25977B83777A
dcterms:referenceshttp://collections.naturalsciences.org/specimenVertPaleo.aspx?ID=356
dcterms:bibliographicCitationNCSM 356 - North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Vertebrate Paleontology
dcterms:rightsHolderNorth Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
dwc:dispositionIn Collections
dwc:ownerInstitutionCodeNCSM
dwc:institutionIDNCSM
dwc:datasetIDNCSM-VertPaleoDWC
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