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Specimen Record

ContinentAsia
CountryIndia
State/ProvinceMaharashtra
County/ParishKolaba Dist.
LocalityElephanta Caves (bombay Harbor)
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-208123
Collected ByP. W. Soman
Date Collected1962-12-03

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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 NameRousettus leschenaultii leschenaultii
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Pteropodidae;Rousettus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyPteropodidae
GenusRousettus
Specific Epithetleschenaultii
Infraspecific Epithetleschenaultii
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-208123
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-208123
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByP. W. Soman
Collector Number33
Date Collected1962-12-03
Verbatim Date Collected1962-12-03
Year1962
Month12
Day3
Start Day of Year337
End Day of Year337
Locality
CountryIndia
State / ProvinceMaharashtra
CountyKolaba Dist.
Higher GeographyEurasia;India;Maharashtra;Kolaba Dist.;;;;
ContinentEurasia
LocalityElephanta Caves (Bombay Harbor)
Verbatim LocalityEurasia; India; Maharashtra; Kolaba Dist.; ; ; ; ; ; ; Eurasia; India; Maharashtra; Kolaba Dist.; ; ; ; ; ; ; Elephanta Caves (Bombay Harbor)
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-208123
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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