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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryVenezuela
State/ProvinceMonagas
County/ParishBolivar
LocalityCaripito
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-99478
Date Collected1934-01-01

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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 NameDiclidurus albus virgo
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Emballonuridae;Diclidurus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyEmballonuridae
GenusDiclidurus
Specific Epithetalbus
Infraspecific Epithetvirgo
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-99478
PreparationsFluid, Whole Body, With Skin
Individual Count1
Sexunknown
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-99478
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Date Collected1934-01-01
Verbatim Date Collected1934-01-01
Year1934
Month1
Day1
Start Day of Year1
End Day of Year1
Collection RemarksNote in catalog: soaked in formalin. Dried with skul inside
Locality
CountryVenezuela
State / ProvinceMonagas
CountyBolivar
Higher GeographySouth America;Venezuela;Monagas;Bolivar;;;;
ContinentSouth America
LocalityCaripito
Verbatim LocalitySouth America; Venezuela; Monagas; Bolivar; ; ; ; ; ; ; South America; Venezuela; Monagas; Bolivar; ; ; ; ; ; ; Caripito
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-99478
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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