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Specimen Record

ContinentOceania
CountryPapua New Guinea
State/ProvinceMilne Bay Province
LocalityAgamoia
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-159262
Collected ByR. F. Peterson
Date Collected1956-06-19

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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.

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Name Tom Trombone
RoleData Manager
Emailtrombone@amnh.org
Name Tom Trombone
RoleData Manager
Emailtrombone@amnh.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameNyctimene major geminus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Pteropodidae;Nyctimene
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyPteropodidae
GenusNyctimene
Specific Epithetmajor
Infraspecific Epithetgeminus
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-159262
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-159262
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByR. F. Peterson
Collector Number13959
Date Collected1956-06-19
Verbatim Date Collected1956-06-19
Year1956
Month6
Day19
Start Day of Year171
End Day of Year171
Locality
CountryPapua New Guinea
State / ProvinceMilne Bay Province
Higher GeographyNew Guinea;Papua New Guinea;Milne Bay Province;;Fergusson Island;D'Entrecasteaux Islands;;
ContinentNew Guinea
Island GroupD'Entrecasteaux Islands
IslandFergusson Island
LocalityAgamoia
Verbatim LocalityNew Guinea; Papua New Guinea; Milne Bay Province; ; ; ; ; ; D'Entrecasteaux Islands; Fergusson Island; New Guinea; Papua New Guinea; Milne Bay Province; ; ; ; ; ; D'Entrecasteaux Islands; Fergusson Island; Agamoia
Maximum Elevation in Meters200
Minimum Elevation in Meters200
Verbatim Elevation200 m
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-159262
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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