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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryMadagascar
State/ProvinceToliara
LocalityForet De Vohimena, 35 Km Se Sakaraha
Latitude-22.68333333
Longitude44.81666667
Institution CodeFmnh
Collection CodeBirds
Catalog Number384699
Date Collected1996-01-24

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The Division of Birds houses the third largest scientific bird collection in the United States. The main collection contains over 480,000 specimens, including 600 holotypes, 70,000 skeletons, and 7,000 fluid specimens. In addition, the division houses 21,000 egg sets and 200 nests. The scope of the collection is world-wide; all bird families but one are represented, as are 90% of the world's genera and species. Included among its many historically and scientifically valuable individual collections are the H. B. Conover Game Bird Collection, Good's and Van Someren's African collections, C. B. Cory's West Indian collection, the Bishop Collection of North American birds, a large portion of W. Koelz's material from India and the Middle East, and many separate collections from South America, Africa (Hoogstraal from Egypt) and the Philippines (Rabor).

Contacts

Name Sharon Grant
RoleTechnology Liaison to Science
Emailsgrant@fieldmuseum.org
Name Ben Marks
RoleCollection Manager
Emailbmarks@fieldmuseum.org
Name Shannon Hackett
RoleAssociate Curator of Zoology, Birds
Emailshackett@fieldmuseum.org
Name Laura Russell
RoleProgrammer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name John Bates
RoleCurator
Emailsgrant@fieldmuseum.org
Name Sharon Grant
RoleTechnology Liaison to Science
Emailsgrant@fieldmuseum.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameSaroglossa aurata
Higher ClassficationAnimalia Chordata Aves Passeriformes Sturnidae
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderPasseriformes
FamilySturnidae
GenusSaroglossa
Specific Epithetaurata
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number384699
Preparationsalc,tiss
Institution CodeFMNH
Collection CodeBirds
Occurrence IDe0bc550a-3f64-494d-b176-6b9950419e0e
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collector NumberSMG-8064
Date Collected1996-01-24
Year1996
Month1
Day24
Start Day of Year24
Locality
CountryMadagascar
State / ProvinceToliara
Higher GeographyAfrica, Madagascar, Toliara: Foret de Vohimena, 35 km SE Sakaraha
ContinentAfrica
LocalityForet de Vohimena, 35 km SE Sakaraha
Decimal Latitude-22.68333333
Decimal Longitude44.81666667
Minimum Elevation in Meters730
Verbatim Elevation730 -
Location IDab6b7a45-8426-4435-92ae-e46bb371d865
Other
Languageen
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dwc:organismID1659551
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