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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryMadagascar
State/ProvinceToamasina
County/ParishToamasina Rural
LocalityFito, East Of Lac Alaotra
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-100633

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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 NamePropithecus diadema diadema
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Primates;Indridae;Propithecus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderPrimates
FamilyIndridae
GenusPropithecus
Specific Epithetdiadema
Infraspecific Epithetdiadema
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByAdam Hartstone-Rose
Date Identified6/7/2012
Catalog NumberM-100633
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-100633
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collector Number3
Locality
CountryMadagascar
State / ProvinceToamasina
CountyToamasina Rural
Higher GeographyWest Indian Ocean;Madagascar;Toamasina;Toamasina Rural;;;;
ContinentWest Indian Ocean
LocalityFito, east of Lac Alaotra
Verbatim LocalityWest Indian Ocean; Madagascar; Toamasina; Toamasina Rural; ; ; ; ; ; ; West Indian Ocean; Madagascar; Toamasina; Toamasina Rural; ; ; ; ; ; ; Fito, east of Lac Alaotra
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-100633
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dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34925
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
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