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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/ParishContra Costa County
LocalityMoraga Valley
Latitude37.8305356
Longitude-122.127884
Institution CodeMvz
Collection CodeBird Specimens
Catalog Number146087
Collected ByCollector(s): Ralph E. Ellis Jr.
Date Collected1925-04-20

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http://mvz.berkeley.edu/Bird_Collection.html

The MVZ bird collection is one of the largest in the United States. It houses over 185,000 catalogued specimens, including 174 holotype and 2 syntypes. The majority of specimens are study skins, but the collection also contains over 21,000 skeletal specimens and 3,200 fluid-preserved specimens. Other types of preparations include flat specimens (wings, skins) and body skins with skeletons ("schmoos"). Tissues, anatomical parts (e.g., syrinx, stomach contents), and parasites are routinely preserved with specimens. Many specimens also are associated with cataloged audio recordings.

Contacts

Name Carla Cicero
RoleStaff Curator of Birds
Emailccicero@berkeley.edu
Name Carla Cicero
RoleStaff Curator of Birds
Emailccicero@berkeley.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
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Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Rauri Bowie
RoleFaculty Curator of Birds
Emailbowie@berkeley.edu
Name Carla Cicero
RoleStaff Curator of Birds
Emailccicero@berkeley.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameCyanocitta stelleri carbonacea
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Aves; Passeriformes; Corvidae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderPasseriformes
FamilyCorvidae
GenusCyanocitta
Specific Epithetstelleri
Infraspecific Epithetcarbonacea
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByMuseum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley
Date Identified1999-01-27
Previous IdentificationsCyanocitta stelleri carbonacea (accepted ID) identified by Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley on 1999-01-27; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number146087
Other Catalog Numberscollector number=10087
Preparationsskin, study
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeMVZ
Collection CodeBird specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Bird:146087?seid=1556291
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Ralph E. Ellis Jr.
Collector Number10087
Date Collected1925-04-20
Verbatim Date Collected20 Apr 1925
Year1925
Month04
Day20
End Day of Year110
Collection RemarksBILL & FEET BLACK;WING 8IN;L 13IN
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceCalifornia
CountyContra Costa County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, California, Contra Costa County
ContinentNorth America
LocalityMoraga Valley
Verbatim LocalityMoraga Valley
Decimal Latitude37.8305356
Decimal Longitude-122.127884
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS georeferencing guidelines
Verbatim Coordinates37.8305356/-122.127884
Location According ToTamrya D. d'Artenay
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters1660.843008
Geodetic DatumNorth American Datum 1927
Georeferenced ByTamrya D. d'Artenay
Georeferenced Date2002-04-05 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-07-25 20:32:55.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Bird:146087?seid=1556291
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Bird:146087
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34952
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=male ; age=ad. ; soft parts=for comments on colors, see remarks
dwc:georeferenceSourcesTerrain Navigator 3.02 USGS 1:100000
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Bird:146087
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34777
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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