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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryGuyana
County/ParishRupununi
LocalityMangere Creek Area, Ca. 4 Mi. W Of House
Latitude4.797107
Longitude-58.793506
Institution CodeFmnh
Collection CodeFishes
Catalog Number97720
Collected ByA. Melville, J. E. Thomerson, Taphorn, D. C. Hicks
Date Collected1975-08-13

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Established in 1894, The Field Museum fish collection now contains more than 1,700,000 specimens, 130,000 lots, 10,000 species, 4,500 tissuesamples, 3,500 skeletons, 1,400 nominal types, and 450 families. Specimens range from the lobe-finned Coelacanth and lungfishes, to a diversity of freshwater catfishes and cichlids, to charismatic reef fishes such as the amazing Slingjaw Wrasse and venomous Red Lionfish.

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Taxonomy
Scientific NameMetynnis altidorsalis
Higher ClassficationAnimalia Chordata Actinopterygii Characiformes Characidae
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderCharaciformes
FamilyCharacidae
GenusMetynnis
Specific Epithetaltidorsalis
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number97720
Individual Count1
Institution CodeFMNH
Collection CodeFishes
Occurrence IDd1fc5faa-7fd3-4090-8e01-394129199632
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByA. Melville, J. E. Thomerson, Taphorn, D. C. Hicks
Field NumberGU-75-13
Date Collected1975-08-13
Year1975
Month8
Day13
Start Day of Year13
End Day of Year13
Locality
CountryGuyana
CountyRupununi
Higher GeographySouth America, Guyana, Rupununi: Mangere Creek area, ca. 4 mi. W of house
ContinentSouth America
LocalityMangere Creek area, ca. 4 mi. W of house
Decimal Latitude4.797107
Decimal Longitude-58.793506
Minimum Depth in Meters0.015
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-8-3T16:28:44.000CMT
IDd1fc5faa-7fd3-4090-8e01-394129199632
dwc:datasetIDfishes-09-apr-2019
dwc:ownerInstitutionCodeFMNH
dwc:collectionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/zdsi-36ka
dcterms:rightsHolderThe Field Museum of Natural History
dcterms:accessRightshttps://www.fieldmuseum.org/field-museum-natural-history-conditions-and-suggested-norms-use-collections-data-and-images
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:organismID676630
dwc:institutionIDhttp://biocol.org/urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34795
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