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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/ParishNevada County
LocalityProsser Creek, 1 Mi W Hobart Mills
Latitude39.40084
Longitude-120.20291
Institution CodeMvz
Collection CodeBird Specimens
Catalog Number173657
Collected ByCollector(s): Julia I. Smith
Date Collected1988-06-30

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http://mvz.berkeley.edu/Bird_Collection.html

The MVZ bird collection is one of the largest in the United States. It houses over 185,000 catalogued specimens, including 174 holotype and 2 syntypes. The majority of specimens are study skins, but the collection also contains over 21,000 skeletal specimens and 3,200 fluid-preserved specimens. Other types of preparations include flat specimens (wings, skins) and body skins with skeletons ("schmoos"). Tissues, anatomical parts (e.g., syrinx, stomach contents), and parasites are routinely preserved with specimens. Many specimens also are associated with cataloged audio recordings.

Contacts

Name Carla Cicero
RoleStaff Curator of Birds
Emailccicero@berkeley.edu
Name Carla Cicero
RoleStaff Curator of Birds
Emailccicero@berkeley.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
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Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
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Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Rauri Bowie
RoleFaculty Curator of Birds
Emailbowie@berkeley.edu
Name Carla Cicero
RoleStaff Curator of Birds
Emailccicero@berkeley.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameMelospiza melodia montana
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Aves; Passeriformes; Passerellidae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderPasseriformes
FamilyPasserellidae
GenusMelospiza
Specific Epithetmelodia
Infraspecific Epithetmontana
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByErika J. Brock
Date Identified2017-10-17
Previous IdentificationsMelospiza melodia montana (accepted ID) identified by Erika J. Brock on 2017-10-17; method: taxonomic revision
Melospiza melodia fisherella identified by Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley on 1999-01-27; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number173657
Other Catalog Numberscollector number=110
Preparationstissue (frozen); skin, study; skeleton
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeMVZ
Collection CodeBird specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Bird:173657?seid=1465033
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Julia I. Smith
Collector Number110
Date Collected1988-06-30
Verbatim Date Collected30 Jun 1988
Year1988
Month06
Day30
End Day of Year182
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceCalifornia
CountyNevada County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, California, Nevada County
ContinentNorth America
LocalityProsser Creek, 1 mi W Hobart Mills
Verbatim LocalityProsser Cr., 1 mi W Hobart Mills
Decimal Latitude39.40084
Decimal Longitude-120.20291
Maximum Elevation in Meters1780.032
Minimum Elevation in Meters1780.032
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates39.40084/-120.20291
Location According ToKristina Yamamoto
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters2616.793344
Geodetic DatumNorth American Datum 1927
Georeferenced ByKristina Yamamoto
Georeferenced Date2002-05-13 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-10-17 13:38:17.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Bird:173657?seid=1465033
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:identificationVerificationStatustaxonomic revision
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Bird:173657
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34952
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=male ; reproductive data=cloacal protub. 6.41mm; testes: lt. 8.78x6.18mm; rt. 8.49x6.9mm; no brood patch ; age=ad. ; fat deposition=slight fat
dwc:georeferenceSourcesMaNIS Georeferencing Calculator; Terrain Navigator 3.02 USGS 1:24000
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Bird:173657
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34777
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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