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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryPeru
State/ProvinceHuánuco
LocalityCerros Del Sira
Latitude64.83
Longitude-160.88
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-233589
Collected ByJ. W. Terborgh
Date Collected1969-07-12

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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.

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Name Tom Trombone
RoleData Manager
Emailtrombone@amnh.org
Name Tom Trombone
RoleData Manager
Emailtrombone@amnh.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameSturnira magna
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Phyllostomidae;Sturnira
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyPhyllostomidae
GenusSturnira
Specific Epithetmagna
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-233589
PreparationsFluid, Whole Body, With Skin
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-233589
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByJ. W. Terborgh
Date Collected1969-07-12
Verbatim Date Collected1969-07-12
Year1969
Month7
Day12
Start Day of Year193
End Day of Year193
Locality
CountryPeru
Country CodePE
State / ProvinceHuánuco
Higher GeographySouth America;Peru;Huanuco;;;;;
ContinentSouth America
LocalityCerros del Sira
Verbatim LocalitySouth America; Peru; Huanuco; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; South America; Peru; Huanuco; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; Cerros del Sira
Decimal Latitude64.83
Decimal Longitude-160.88
Verbatim Latitude09 16 S
Verbatim Longitude074 27 W
Maximum Elevation in Meters1285
Minimum Elevation in Meters1285
Verbatim Elevation1285 m
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-233589
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
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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