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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryVirgin Islands, U.s.
State/ProvinceSaint John
LocalityLameshur Bay
Latitude-16.55
Longitude-59.65
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-234923
Collected ByW. Buchanan
Date Collected1973-03-23

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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 NameMolossus molossus fortis
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Molossidae;Molossus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyMolossidae
GenusMolossus
Specific Epithetmolossus
Infraspecific Epithetfortis
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-234923
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-234923
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByW. Buchanan
Collector NumberKFK1089
Date Collected1973-03-23
Verbatim Date Collected1973-03-23
Year1973
Month3
Day23
Start Day of Year82
End Day of Year82
Locality
CountryU.S. Virgin Islands
State / ProvinceSaint John
Higher GeographyWest Indies;U.S. Virgin Islands;Saint John;;Saint John Island;Virgin Islands;Lameshur Bay;
ContinentWest Indies
Water BodyLameshur Bay
Island GroupVirgin Islands
IslandSaint John Island
LocalityLameshur Bay
Verbatim LocalityWest Indies; U.S. Virgin Islands; Saint John; ; ; ; Caribbean Sea; Lameshur Bay; Virgin Islands; Saint John Island; West Indies; U.S. Virgin Islands; Saint John; ; ; ; Caribbean Sea; Lameshur Bay; Virgin Islands; Saint John Island; Lameshur Bay
Decimal Latitude-16.55
Decimal Longitude-59.65
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-234923
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
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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