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Specimen Record

ContinentAsia
CountryJapan
State/ProvinceRyukyu Islands
County/ParishIshigaki
LocalityKabila
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-244345
Collected ByH. Orii
Date Collected1921-11-19

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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 NameHipposideros turpis turpis
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Rhinolophidae;Hipposideros
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyRhinolophidae
GenusHipposideros
Specific Epithetturpis
Infraspecific Epithetturpis
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-244345
PreparationsNot Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-244345
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByH. Orii
Collector Number79
Date Collected1921-11-19
Verbatim Date Collected1921-11-19
Year1921
Month11
Day19
Start Day of Year323
End Day of Year323
Locality
CountryJapan
State / ProvinceRyukyu Islands
CountyIshigaki
Higher GeographyEurasia;Japan;Ryukyu Islands;Ishigaki;;;;
ContinentEurasia
LocalityKabila
Verbatim LocalityEurasia; Japan; Ryukyu Islands; Ishigaki; ; ; ; ; ; ; Eurasia; Japan; Ryukyu Islands; Ishigaki; ; ; ; ; ; ; Kabila
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-244345
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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