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Specimen Record

ContinentOceania
CountryNew Caledonia
State/ProvinceLoyalty Islands Province
County/ParishMare Island
LocalityRawa District
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-130313
Collected ByL. Macmillan
Date Collected1937-12-20

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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 NamePteropus ornatus auratus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Pteropodidae;Pteropus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyPteropodidae
GenusPteropus
Specific Epithetornatus
Infraspecific Epithetauratus
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-130313
PreparationsNot Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-130313
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByL. MacMillan
Collector Number11
Date Collected1937-12-20
Verbatim Date Collected1937-12-20
Year1937
Month12
Day20
Start Day of Year354
End Day of Year354
Locality
CountryNew Caledonia
State / ProvinceLoyalty Islands Province
CountyMare Island
MunicipalityRawa District
Higher GeographyOceania;New Caledonia;Loyalty Islands Province;Mare Island;Mare Island;Loyalty Islands;South Pacific;Rawa District
ContinentOceania
Water BodySouth Pacific
Island GroupLoyalty Islands
IslandMare Island
LocalityRawa District
Verbatim LocalityOceania; New Caledonia; Loyalty Islands Province; Mare Island; Rawa District; South Pacific; ; ; Loyalty Islands; Mare Island; Oceania; New Caledonia; Loyalty Islands Province; Mare Island; Rawa District; South Pacific; ; ; Loyalty Islands; Mare Island; Rawa District
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-130313
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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