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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryPeru
State/ProvinceCuzco
LocalityCordillera Vilcabamba
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-214349
Collected ByTerborgh; Weske

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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 NameSturnira bidens
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Phyllostomidae;Sturnira
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyPhyllostomidae
GenusSturnira
Specific Epithetbidens
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-214349
PreparationsFluid, Skull, Whole Body, Cranium and Mandible, With Skin, Not Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-214349
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByTerborgh; Weske
Locality
CountryPeru
Country CodePE
State / ProvinceCuzco
Higher GeographySouth America;Peru;Cusco;;;;;
ContinentSouth America
LocalityCordillera Vilcabamba
Verbatim LocalitySouth America; Peru; Cusco; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; South America; Peru; Cusco; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; Cordillera Vilcabamba
Maximum Elevation in Meters2700
Minimum Elevation in Meters2700
Verbatim Elevation2700 m
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-214349
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dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34925
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
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