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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryMadagascar
State/ProvinceToamasina
County/ParishFiv. Maroantsetra
LocalityAmbatonakoholaly, 3 Km E Hiaraka, S Bank Hiaraka River
Latitude-15
Longitude49.93333333
Institution CodeFmnh
Collection CodeBirds
Catalog Number356692
Date Collected1992-02-07

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The Division of Birds houses the third largest scientific bird collection in the United States. The main collection contains over 480,000 specimens, including 600 holotypes, 70,000 skeletons, and 7,000 fluid specimens. In addition, the division houses 21,000 egg sets and 200 nests. The scope of the collection is world-wide; all bird families but one are represented, as are 90% of the world's genera and species. Included among its many historically and scientifically valuable individual collections are the H. B. Conover Game Bird Collection, Good's and Van Someren's African collections, C. B. Cory's West Indian collection, the Bishop Collection of North American birds, a large portion of W. Koelz's material from India and the Middle East, and many separate collections from South America, Africa (Hoogstraal from Egypt) and the Philippines (Rabor).

Contacts

Name Sharon Grant
RoleTechnology Liaison to Science
Emailsgrant@fieldmuseum.org
Name Ben Marks
RoleCollection Manager
Emailbmarks@fieldmuseum.org
Name Shannon Hackett
RoleAssociate Curator of Zoology, Birds
Emailshackett@fieldmuseum.org
Name Laura Russell
RoleProgrammer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name John Bates
RoleCurator
Emailsgrant@fieldmuseum.org
Name Sharon Grant
RoleTechnology Liaison to Science
Emailsgrant@fieldmuseum.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameEuryceros prevostii
Higher ClassficationAnimalia Chordata Aves Passeriformes Vangidae
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderPasseriformes
FamilyVangidae
GenusEuryceros
Specific Epithetprevostii
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number356692
Preparationsalc,tiss
SexFemale
Institution CodeFMNH
Collection CodeBirds
Occurrence ID4d1cbcf7-b54b-4707-8dac-ed1432e9c3bd
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collector NumberTSS 4779
Date Collected1992-02-07
Year1992
Month2
Day7
Start Day of Year7
Locality
CountryMadagascar
State / ProvinceToamasina
CountyFiv. Maroantsetra
Higher GeographyAfrica, Madagascar, Toamasina, Fiv. Maroantsetra: Ambatonakoholaly, 3 km E Hiaraka, S bank Hiaraka River
ContinentAfrica
LocalityAmbatonakoholaly, 3 km E Hiaraka, S bank Hiaraka River
Decimal Latitude-15
Decimal Longitude49.93333333
Minimum Elevation in Meters600
Verbatim Elevation600 -
Location IDfb24b28b-a901-49eb-911f-e6da73884b75
Other
Languageen
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