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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWyoming
LocalitySaddle Locality, Bison Basin
Institution CodeCm
Collection CodeVertpaleo
Catalog Number086670
Collected ByAlan R Tabrum
Date Collected2006-06-11

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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 NameNannodectes gazini
Higher ClassficationMAMMALIA | PRIMATES | PLESIADAPIDAE | NANNODECTES
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderPrimates
FamilyPlesiadapidae
GenusNannodectes
Specific Epithetgazini
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number086670
PreparationsL DECIDUOUS P4/
Institution CodeCM
Collection CodeVertPaleo
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:CM:VertPaleo:086670
Basis of RecordFossilSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByALAN R TABRUM
Date Collected2006-06-11
Year2006
Month6
Day11
Start Day of Year162
End Day of Year162
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceWyoming
Higher Geography| USA | Wyoming | | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalitySADDLE LOCALITY, BISON BASIN
Verbatim LocalityUSA | WYOMING | SADDLE LOCALITY, BISON BASIN
Paleo Context
Geological Context GroupFORT UNION
FormationFORT UNION
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 PALEOCENE
Latest Epoch Or Highest SeriesLATE PALEOCENE
Earliest Age Or Lowest StageTIFFANIAN 2
Latest Age Or Highest StageTIFFANIAN 2
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-06-17
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