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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceFlorida
County/ParishHighlands
Locality8 Miles South Of Lake Placid, Archbold Biological Station
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-254438
Collected ByD. Guenther
Date Collected1979-03-15

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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 NameSylvilagus floridanus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Lagomorpha;Leporidae;Sylvilagus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderLagomorpha
FamilyLeporidae
GenusSylvilagus
Specific Epithetfloridanus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-254438
PreparationsSkull, Cranium and Mandible, Not Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-254438
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByD. Guenther
Collector Number10624
Date Collected1979-03-15
Verbatim Date Collected1979-03-15
Year1979
Month3
Day15
Start Day of Year74
End Day of Year74
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceFlorida
CountyHighlands
Higher GeographyNorth America;USA;Florida;Highlands Co.;;;;
ContinentNorth America
Locality8 miles south of Lake Placid, Archbold Biological Station
Verbatim LocalityNorth America; USA; Florida; Highlands Co.; ; ; ; ; ; ; North America; USA; Florida; Highlands Co.; ; ; ; ; ; ; 8 miles south of Lake Placid, Archbold Biological Station
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-254438
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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