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Specimen Record

ContinentEurope
CountryUnited Kingdom
State/ProvinceEngland
County/ParishNew Devon
LocalityHeatherleigh
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-126984
Collected ByD. G. Nichols
Date Collected1937-04-06

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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 NameOryctolagus cuniculus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Lagomorpha;Leporidae;Oryctolagus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderLagomorpha
FamilyLeporidae
GenusOryctolagus
Specific Epithetcuniculus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-126984
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-126984
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByD. G. Nichols
Collector Number803
Date Collected1937-04-06
Verbatim Date Collected1937-04-06
Year1937
Month4
Day6
Start Day of Year96
End Day of Year96
Locality
CountryUnited Kingdom
State / ProvinceEngland
CountyNew Devon
Higher GeographyEurasia;United Kingdom;England;New Devon;;;;
ContinentEurasia
LocalityHeatherleigh
Verbatim LocalityEurasia; United Kingdom; England; New Devon; ; ; ; ; ; ; Eurasia; United Kingdom; England; New Devon; ; ; ; ; ; ; Heatherleigh
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-126984
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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