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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceMassachusetts
County/ParishBarnstable
LocalityChatham
Institution CodeCm
Collection CodeBirds
Catalog NumberP162076
Collected ByHersey, F.s.
Date Collected1917-06-06

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The section cares for over 187,000 specimens of birds, and a database over 206,000 records which include exchanged specimens and other specimens no longer in the collection. The most important of these are the 519 holotypes and 40 syntypes. We also care for approximately 196 extinct birds as well as specimens of many rare species collected decades if not more than a century ago. The collection on whole is ranked roughly ninth in the United States. The Carnegie Collection has over 154,000 study skins, almost 16,000 skeletons of which over 5650 have an accompanying spread wing prepared, many with tails, over 10,000 egg sets, 6760 fluid specimens, 440 flat skins and about 1250 taxidermy mounts.

Contacts

Name Stephen Rogers
RoleCollection Manager
Emailrogerss@carnegiemnh.org
Name Stephen Rogers
RoleCollection Manager
Emailrogerss@carnegiemnh.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameSterna dougallii dougallii
Higher ClassficationCharadriiformes | Laridae | STERNINAE | STERNA
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderCharadriiformes
FamilyLaridae
GenusSterna
Specific Epithetdougallii
Infraspecific Epithetdougallii
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberP162076
Other Catalog NumbersCMNH 49205
Preparationsstudy skin
Individual Count1
Life Stageadult
Sexfemale
Reproductive ConditionHOW SEXED: UNMARKED MEANS.
Institution CodeCM
Collection CodeBirds
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:CM:Birds:P162076
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByHERSEY, F.S.
Date Collected1917-06-06
Year1917
Month6
Day6
Start Day of Year157
End Day of Year157
Collection RemarksSOURCE: CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY.
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceMassachusetts
CountyBarnstable
Higher GeographyNORTH AMERICA | UNITED STATES | MASSACHUSETTS | BARNSTABLE | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityCHATHAM
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | United States | Massachusetts | Barnstable | CHATHAM
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-09-06
IDurn:catalog:CM:Birds:P162076
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/cm/birds?id=p162076
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34702
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