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Specimen Record

ContinentOceania
CountryPapua New Guinea
State/ProvinceCentral Div.
County/ParishDeva Deva
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-104040
Collected ByArchbold; Rand
Date Collected1933-10-17

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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 NameDactylopsila trivirgata melampus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Diprotodontia;Petauroidea;Dactylopsila
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderDiprotodontia
FamilyPetauroidea
GenusDactylopsila
Specific Epithettrivirgata
Infraspecific Epithetmelampus
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-104040
PreparationsNot Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-104040
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByArchbold; Rand
Collector Number1557
Date Collected1933-10-17
Verbatim Date Collected1933-10-17
Year1933
Month10
Day17
Start Day of Year290
End Day of Year290
Locality
CountryPapua New Guinea
State / ProvinceCentral Div.
CountyDeva Deva
Higher GeographyNew Guinea;Papua New Guinea;Central Div.;Deva Deva;;;;
ContinentNew Guinea
Verbatim LocalityNew Guinea; Papua New Guinea; Central Div.; Deva Deva; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-104040
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
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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