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Specimen Record

ContinentAsia
CountryIndia
State/ProvinceMaharashtra
County/ParishRatnagiri Dist.
LocalityTaluka Ragapur
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-208822
Collected ByP. W. Soman
Date Collected1965-01-12

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Founded in 1869, the AMNH mammal collections are among the oldest in the museum. Today, the Department of Mammalogy houses over 275,000 specimens, making it the third largest collection of recent mammals in the world. The scientific mission of the Department of Mammalogy is to describe the diversity of living and recently extinct mammals and to explore the mechanisms responsible for their evolution and extinction. In fulfillment of this objective, the department collects, archives and studies specimens of recent mammals and the data associated with those specimens. We aim always to provide the highest standards of curatorial care and to promote access to the collections by other scholars. The collections are visited by an average of 130 researchers every year, and the Department loans over 500 specimens a year to researchers around the globe. The Recent Mammals Collection, together with the remarkable collection of books, journals, and manuscripts of the Department Library and Archives provides scholars with outstanding resources for research in mammalian systematics, biodiversity and evolutionary biology.

Contacts

Name Tom Trombone
RoleData Manager
Emailtrombone@amnh.org
Name Tom Trombone
RoleData Manager
Emailtrombone@amnh.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameMegaderma lyra lyra
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Megadermatidae;Megaderma
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyMegadermatidae
GenusMegaderma
Specific Epithetlyra
Infraspecific Epithetlyra
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-208822
PreparationsNot Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-208822
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByP. W. Soman
Collector Number31B
Date Collected1965-01-12
Verbatim Date Collected1965-01-12
Year1965
Month1
Day12
Start Day of Year12
End Day of Year12
Locality
CountryIndia
State / ProvinceMaharashtra
CountyRatnagiri Dist.
Higher GeographyEurasia;India;Maharashtra;Ratnagiri Dist.;;;;
ContinentEurasia
LocalityTaluka Ragapur
Verbatim LocalityEurasia; India; Maharashtra; Ratnagiri Dist.; ; ; ; ; ; ; Eurasia; India; Maharashtra; Ratnagiri Dist.; ; ; ; ; ; ; Taluka Ragapur
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-208822
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34925
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