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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/ParishTompkins County
LocalityConnecticut Hill Wma, Newfield.
Institution CodeCumv
Collection CodeMammal Specimens
Catalog Number17415
Collected ByCollector(s): Unknown; Preparator(s): Bonnie Buxton
Date Collected1975-10-02

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The CUMV Mammal Collection includes approximately 11,500 skins, 11,770 skulls, 3,240 skeletons, and 530 fluid-preserved specimens. The collection is one of the largest of New York mammals, and has a strong representation of eastern North America taxa, containing all species of land mammals in the region. With only a few exceptions, all the genera of land mammals in the United States and Canada are represented. The collections are largely the work of former professor William J. Hamilton, Jr. and his students. One hundred and two of the 136 families (Wilson & Reed 1993) are represented in the collection. Specimens are present from all continents except Antarctica and more than 100 countries. The collections are particularly strong in North American material. Strongest holdings in this region are from New York, New Jersey, Colorado, California, and Pennsylvania but 48 of the 50 US states and 10 of the Canadian Provinces and Territories are represented.

Contacts

Name Charles Dardia
RoleCollection Manager
Emailcmd7@cornell.edu
Name Charles Dardia
RoleCollection Manager
Emailcmd7@cornell.edu
Name Vanya Rohwer
RoleCurator of Birds & Mammals
Emailvgr7@cornell.edu
Name Charles Dardia
RoleCollection Manager
Emailcmd7@cornell.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameSciurus carolinensis
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Rodentia; Sciuridae; Sciurinae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilySciuridae
GenusSciurus
Specific Epithetcarolinensis
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified Byunknown
Date Identified1975-10-02
Previous IdentificationsSciurus carolinensis (accepted ID) identified by unknown on 1975-10-02; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number17415
Other Catalog NumbersTrapline ID=Z17415
Preparationsskin, study
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeCUMV
Collection CodeMammal specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Mamm:17415?seid=2115046
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): unknown; Preparator(s): Bonnie Buxton
Date Collected1975-10-02
Verbatim Date Collected2/10/1975
Year1975
Month10
Day02
End Day of Year275
Sampling Protocoldead on road
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceNew York
CountyTompkins County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, New York, Tompkins County
ContinentNorth America
LocalityConnecticut Hill WMA, Newfield.
Verbatim LocalityConnecticut Hill WMA, Newfield.
Location According Tounknown
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2014-02-27 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-07-25 20:34:39.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Mamm:17415?seid=2115046
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Mamm:17415
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=male ; total length=430 mm; tail length=280 mm; hind foot with claw=69 mm; ear from notch=20 mm; weight=512.2 g
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Mamm:17415
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/i64g-wjcr
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