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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/ParishMonterey County
LocalityDel Monte Beach
Latitude36.60373
Longitude-121.87166
Institution CodeMvz
Collection CodeBird Specimens
Catalog Number54431
Collected ByCollector(s): Edna M. Fisher, Violet D. Holgersen
Date Collected1929-10-27

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http://mvz.berkeley.edu/Bird_Collection.html

The MVZ bird collection is one of the largest in the United States. It houses over 185,000 catalogued specimens, including 174 holotype and 2 syntypes. The majority of specimens are study skins, but the collection also contains over 21,000 skeletal specimens and 3,200 fluid-preserved specimens. Other types of preparations include flat specimens (wings, skins) and body skins with skeletons ("schmoos"). Tissues, anatomical parts (e.g., syrinx, stomach contents), and parasites are routinely preserved with specimens. Many specimens also are associated with cataloged audio recordings.

Contacts

Name Carla Cicero
RoleStaff Curator of Birds
Emailccicero@berkeley.edu
Name Carla Cicero
RoleStaff Curator of Birds
Emailccicero@berkeley.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Rauri Bowie
RoleFaculty Curator of Birds
Emailbowie@berkeley.edu
Name Carla Cicero
RoleStaff Curator of Birds
Emailccicero@berkeley.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NamePelecanus occidentalis californicus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Aves; Pelecaniformes; Pelecanidae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderPelecaniformes
FamilyPelecanidae
GenusPelecanus
Specific Epithetoccidentalis
Infraspecific Epithetcalifornicus
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByMuseum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley
Date Identified1999-01-27
Previous IdentificationsPelecanus occidentalis californicus (accepted ID) identified by Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley on 1999-01-27; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number54431
Other Catalog Numberscollector number=485
Preparationsskeleton
Individual Count1
Sexunknown
Institution CodeMVZ
Collection CodeBird specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Bird:54431?seid=257049
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Edna M. Fisher, Violet D. Holgersen
Collector Number485
Date Collected1929-10-27
Verbatim Date Collected27 Oct 1929
Year1929
Month10
Day27
End Day of Year300
Collection RemarksPICKUP.
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceCalifornia
CountyMonterey County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, California, Monterey County
ContinentNorth America
Localitydel Monte Beach
Verbatim Localitydel Monte Beach
Decimal Latitude36.60373
Decimal Longitude-121.87166
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates36.60373/-121.87166
Location According ToHasanthi P. Wijesekera
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters160.9344
Geodetic DatumNorth American Datum 1927
Georeferenced ByHasanthi P. Wijesekera
Georeferenced Date2001-04-25 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-03-01 18:25:07.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Bird:54431?seid=257049
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Bird:54431
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34952
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=unknown ; age=unknown
dwc:georeferenceSourcesTerrain Navigator 3.02 USGS 1:100000
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Bird:54431
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34777
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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