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Specimen Record

LocalityGrand Rapids Zoo, Kent County, Michigan
Institution CodeMsu
Collection CodeMr
Catalog NumberMr.2745
Collected ByAlbert W. Erickson
Date Collected1957-07-20

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The Michigan State University Museum (MSU) Mammal Research Collection includes more than 39,500 specimens, approximately 8,000 of which are from the Great Lakes region. Mexico, Chile, Argentina, and Ecuador are also well represented. The collection includes skeletons, study skins, skulls, tanned hides, frozen tissues, and fluid-preserved specimens.

The Ornithology Research Collection includes over 13,000 specimens; more than one third are from Michigan. Also well-represented are Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, and Brazil. Many of the specimens were part of the original holdings of the Michigan Agricultural College Museum, among them historically important series collected by naturalists Walter Barrows and Dillman S. Bullock. The collection includes study skins, skeletons, taxidermy mounts, eggs, nests, and fluid-preserved specimens.

The Vertebrate Paleontology Research collection includes over 4,200 specimens, approximately 90% of which are from North America. The most significant holdings are Cenozoic amphibians and reptiles from throughout North America, Permian fishes and tetrapods from Texas, and Late Pleistocene faunal remains from the Great Lakes region.

Contacts

Name Laura Abraczinskas
RoleCollections Manager
Emailabraczi1@msu.edu
Name Laura Abraczinskas
RoleCollections Manager
Emailabraczi1@msu.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameUrsus americanus americanus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Mammalia | Carnivora | Ursidae | Ursus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCarnivora
FamilyUrsidae
GenusUrsus
Specific Epithetamericanus
Infraspecific Epithetamericanus
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberMR.2745
Preparationsskull, tooth
Sexmale
Institution CodeMSU
Collection CodeMR
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:MSU:MR:MR.2745
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByAlbert W. Erickson
Collector Number850
Date Collected1957-07-20
Year1957
Month7
Day20
Start Day of Year201
End Day of Year201
Locality
Higher GeographyCaptive | | | | | | |
LocalityGrand Rapids Zoo, Kent County, Michigan
Verbatim LocalityCaptive | Grand Rapids Zoo, Kent County, Michigan
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-04-09
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