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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryMadagascar
State/ProvinceAnosy
County/ParishAmboasary
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-174472
Collected ByH. Bluntschli
Date Collected1931-11-01

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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 NameMicrocebus murinus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Primates;Cheirogaleinae;Microcebus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderPrimates
FamilyCheirogaleinae
GenusMicrocebus
Specific Epithetmurinus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-174472
PreparationsSkeleton, Skull, Complete Post Cranial, Cranium and Mandible, Disarticulated, Not Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-174472
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByH. Bluntschli
Collector Number2111
Date Collected1931-11-01
Verbatim Date Collected1931-11-01
Year1931
Month11
Day1
Start Day of Year305
End Day of Year305
Locality
CountryMadagascar
Country CodeMG
State / ProvinceAnosy
CountyAmboasary
Higher GeographyWest Indian Ocean;Madagascar;Toliara;Amboasary;;;;
ContinentAfrica
IslandMadagascar
Verbatim LocalityWest Indian Ocean; Madagascar; Toliara; Amboasary; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-174472
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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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