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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryArgentina
State/ProvinceSanta Cruz
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-80078
Collected ByL. Ruhe
Date Collected1926-08-26

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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 NameDolichotis patagonum
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Rodentia;Caviidae;Dolichotis
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyCaviidae
GenusDolichotis
Specific Epithetpatagonum
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-80078
PreparationsNot Mounted, Disarticulated
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-80078
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByL. Ruhe
Date Collected1926-08-26
Verbatim Date Collected1926-08-26
Year1926
Month8
Day26
Start Day of Year238
End Day of Year238
Locality
CountryArgentina
Country CodeAR
State / ProvinceSanta Cruz
Higher GeographySouth America;Argentina;Santa Cruz;;;;;
ContinentSouth America
Verbatim LocalitySouth America; Argentina; Santa Cruz; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-80078
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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