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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryVenezuela
State/ProvinceFalcon
County/ParishBolivar
LocalityTocuyo River
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-130719
Collected ByG. H. H. Tate
Date Collected1938-03-28

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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 NameMicronycteris schmidtorum
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Phyllostomidae;Micronycteris
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyPhyllostomidae
GenusMicronycteris
Specific Epithetschmidtorum
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-130719
PreparationsNot Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-130719
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByG. H. H. Tate
Collector Number6199
Date Collected1938-03-28
Verbatim Date Collected1938-03-28
Year1938
Month3
Day28
Start Day of Year87
End Day of Year87
Collection RemarksNote in catalog: Phelps Venezuela Expedition
Locality
CountryVenezuela
State / ProvinceFalcon
CountyBolivar
Higher GeographySouth America;Venezuela;Falcon;Bolivar;;;;
ContinentSouth America
LocalityTocuyo River
Verbatim LocalitySouth America; Venezuela; Falcon; Bolivar; ; ; ; ; ; ; South America; Venezuela; Falcon; Bolivar; ; ; ; ; ; ; Tocuyo River
Maximum Elevation in Meters500
Minimum Elevation in Meters500
Verbatim Elevation500 m
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-130719
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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