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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryMadagascar
State/ProvinceAtsimo-andrefana
Locality80 Kilometers East Of Tulear
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-100492
Collected ByA. L. Rand
Date Collected1929-06-16

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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 NameMammalia
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;;;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
Taxon Rankclass
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-100492
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-100492
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByA. L. Rand
Collector Number493
Date Collected1929-06-16
Verbatim Date Collected1929-06-16
Year1929
Month6
Day16
Start Day of Year167
End Day of Year167
Locality
CountryMadagascar
Country CodeMG
State / ProvinceAtsimo-Andrefana
Higher GeographyWest Indian Ocean;Madagascar;Toliara;;;;;
ContinentAfrica
IslandMadagascar
Locality80 kilometers east of Tulear
Verbatim LocalityWest Indian Ocean; Madagascar; Toliara; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; West Indian Ocean; Madagascar; Toliara; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; 80 kilometers east of Tulear
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-100492
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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