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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryMexico
State/ProvinceVeracruz
LocalityLaguna Tamiahua
Latitude21.599933
Longitude-97.660237
Institution CodeMlz
Collection CodeBird
Catalog NumberMlz:bird:39443
Collected ByCollector(s): Chester C. Lamb
Date Collected1944-05-30

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The Moore Laboratory of Zoology is located at Occidental College. The bird collection houses over 64,000 ornithological specimens. It is the largest Mexican bird collection in the world. The vast majority of the specimens are study skins (60,677), but the MLZ also contains 1,364 skeletons and 536 sets of nests and eggs. Robert T. Moore and his wife Margaret founded the MLZ in 1950, moving Moore’s personal collection from his Pasadena home to the building at Occidental College. Prominent collectors aside from Moore include Chester C. Lamb (who worked as Moore’s primary collector for decades and collected over 40,000 of the MLZ’s specimens), the Olalla Brothers and Sons, Mario del Toro Aviles, C.F. Underwood, J.T. Wright, and W.W. Brown. The collection continues its growth today with the addition of species from the western U.S. and Mexico.

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Name John McCormack
RoleDirector/Curator
Emailmccormack@oxy.edu
Name John McCormack
RoleDirector/Curator
Emailmccormack@oxy.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
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Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
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Name Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
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Name James Maley
RoleCollections Manager
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Name James Maley
RoleCollections Manager
Emailjmaley@oxy.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameSterna hirundo
Higher ClassficationAnimalia, Chordata, Aves, Charadriiformes, Laridae, Sterninae, Sterna,
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderCharadriiformes
FamilyLaridae
GenusSterna
Specific Epithethirundo
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByChester C. Lamb
Previous Identifications[{"scientific_name":"Sterna hirundo","nature_of_id":"unknown","accepted_id_fg":1,"made_date":null,"short_citation":null,"publication_id":null,"identification_remarks":"Former nature_of_id: legacy.","idby":"Chester C. Lamb","concept_label":null}]
Identification QualifierA
Identification RemarksFormer nature_of_id: legacy.
Catalog NumberMLZ:Bird:39443
Other Catalog Numberscollector number=10279, MLZ: Moore Laboratory of Zoology=M-J''''7
Preparationsskin
Life Stageadult
Sexfemale
Institution CodeMLZ
Collection CodeBird
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MLZ:Bird:39443?seid=1331825
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Chester C. Lamb
Collector Number10279
Date Collected1944-05-30
Verbatim Date Collected30 MAY 1944
Year1944
Month05
Day30
End Day of Year151
Locality
CountryMexico
State / ProvinceVeracruz
Higher GeographyNorth America, Mexico, Veracruz
ContinentNorth America
LocalityLaguna Tamiahua
Verbatim LocalityLAGUNA TAMIAHUA: 30 MI S TAMPICO
Decimal Latitude21.5999330000
Decimal Longitude-97.6602370000
Maximum Elevation in Meters1
Minimum Elevation in Meters1
Georeference ProtocolGeoLocate
Verbatim Coordinates21.599933/-97.660237
Location According ToFiona Gowen
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters7066
Geodetic DatumWorld Geodetic System 1984
Georeferenced ByFiona Gowen
Georeferenced Date2012-01-01 00:00:00
Other
Modified2022-03-12 22:50:00.008804
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dwc:identificationVerificationStatusunknown
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MLZ:Bird:39443
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeanswild
dwc:collectionID54
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=female;age class=adult
dwc:georeferenceSourcesGeoLocate
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MLZ:Bird:39443
dwc:institutionIDMLZ
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dwc:eventTime1944-05-30
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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