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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryFrench Guiana
State/ProvinceCayenne
County/ParishSinnamary
LocalityParacou
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-267397
Collected ByR. S. Voss
Date Collected1993-08-31

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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.

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Name Tom Trombone
RoleData Manager
Emailtrombone@amnh.org
Name Tom Trombone
RoleData Manager
Emailtrombone@amnh.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameCentronycteris maximiliani
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Emballonuridae;Centronycteris
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyEmballonuridae
GenusCentronycteris
Specific Epithetmaximiliani
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-267397
PreparationsFluid, Skull, Body with Skull Removed, Cranium and Mandible, With Skin, Not Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-267397
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByR. S. Voss
Collector NumberRSV1634
Date Collected1993-08-31
Verbatim Date Collected1993-08-31
Year1993
Month8
Day31
Start Day of Year243
End Day of Year243
Locality
CountryFrench Guiana
State / ProvinceCayenne
CountySinnamary
Higher GeographySouth America;French Guiana;Cayenne;Sinnamary;;;;
ContinentSouth America
LocalityParacou
Verbatim LocalitySouth America; French Guiana; Cayenne; Sinnamary; ; ; ; ; ; ; South America; French Guiana; Cayenne; Sinnamary; ; ; ; ; ; ; Paracou
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-267397
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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