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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/ParishEssex County
LocalityLake Placid
Institution CodeCumv
Collection CodeMammal Specimens
Catalog Number5497
Collected ByCollector(s): Lloyd E. Scherer Jr.
Date Collected1939-11-24

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The CUMV Mammal Collection includes approximately 11,500 skins, 11,770 skulls, 3,240 skeletons, and 530 fluid-preserved specimens. The collection is one of the largest of New York mammals, and has a strong representation of eastern North America taxa, containing all species of land mammals in the region. With only a few exceptions, all the genera of land mammals in the United States and Canada are represented. The collections are largely the work of former professor William J. Hamilton, Jr. and his students. One hundred and two of the 136 families (Wilson & Reed 1993) are represented in the collection. Specimens are present from all continents except Antarctica and more than 100 countries. The collections are particularly strong in North American material. Strongest holdings in this region are from New York, New Jersey, Colorado, California, and Pennsylvania but 48 of the 50 US states and 10 of the Canadian Provinces and Territories are represented.

Contacts

Name Charles Dardia
RoleCollection Manager
Emailcmd7@cornell.edu
Name Charles Dardia
RoleCollection Manager
Emailcmd7@cornell.edu
Name Vanya Rohwer
RoleCurator of Birds & Mammals
Emailvgr7@cornell.edu
Name Charles Dardia
RoleCollection Manager
Emailcmd7@cornell.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameClethrionomys gapperi
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Rodentia; Cricetidae; Arvicolinae; (Vigors, 1830)
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyCricetidae
GenusClethrionomys
Specific Epithetgapperi
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified Byunknown
Date Identified1939-11-24
Previous IdentificationsClethrionomys gapperi (accepted ID) identified by unknown on 1939-11-24; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number5497
Other Catalog NumbersTrapline ID=LESJ 24NOV1939; collector number=LES 27
Preparationsskin, study
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeCUMV
Collection CodeMammal specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Mamm:5497?seid=2106501
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Lloyd E. Scherer Jr.
Collector NumberLES 27
Date Collected1939-11-24
Verbatim Date Collected24/11/1939
Year1939
Month11
Day24
End Day of Year328
Collection RemarksRec'd from LE Scherer, Jr.
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceNew York
CountyEssex County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, New York, Essex County
ContinentNorth America
LocalityLake Placid
Verbatim LocalityLake Placid
Location According Tounknown
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2014-02-27 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-07-25 20:34:26.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Mamm:5497?seid=2106501
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Mamm:5497
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=male ; total length=144 mm; tail length=42 mm; hind foot with claw=19 mm
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Mamm:5497
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/i64g-wjcr
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