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Specimen Record

ContinentAustralia
CountryAustralia
State/ProvinceSouth Australia
County/ParishOoldea
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-202107

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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 NameNotoryctes typhlops
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Notoryctemorphia;Notoryctidae;Notoryctes
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderNotoryctemorphia
FamilyNotoryctidae
GenusNotoryctes
Specific Epithettyphlops
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-202107
PreparationsSkull, Fluid, Cranium and Mandible, Body with Skull Removed, Not Mounted, With Skin
Individual Count1
Sexunknown
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-202107
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collector NumberCA 2107
Collection RemarksNote in catalog: Exchange from Univ. of Adelaide/ F.W. Jones; colle
Locality
CountryAustralia
State / ProvinceSouth Australia
CountyOoldea
Higher GeographyAustralia;Australia;South Australia;Ooldea;;;;
ContinentAustralia
Verbatim LocalityAustralia; Australia; South Australia; Ooldea; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-202107
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dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34925
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
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