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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryAngola
LocalityMucusso Game Preserve, 90 Mi. Nnw Of Dirico
Institution CodeMsu
Collection CodeMr
Catalog NumberMr.8040
Collected ByLewis W. Zimmerman
Date Collected1962-07-26

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The Michigan State University Museum (MSU) Mammal Research Collection includes more than 39,500 specimens, approximately 8,000 of which are from the Great Lakes region. Mexico, Chile, Argentina, and Ecuador are also well represented. The collection includes skeletons, study skins, skulls, tanned hides, frozen tissues, and fluid-preserved specimens.

The Ornithology Research Collection includes over 13,000 specimens; more than one third are from Michigan. Also well-represented are Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, and Brazil. Many of the specimens were part of the original holdings of the Michigan Agricultural College Museum, among them historically important series collected by naturalists Walter Barrows and Dillman S. Bullock. The collection includes study skins, skeletons, taxidermy mounts, eggs, nests, and fluid-preserved specimens.

The Vertebrate Paleontology Research collection includes over 4,200 specimens, approximately 90% of which are from North America. The most significant holdings are Cenozoic amphibians and reptiles from throughout North America, Permian fishes and tetrapods from Texas, and Late Pleistocene faunal remains from the Great Lakes region.

Contacts

Name Laura Abraczinskas
RoleCollections Manager
Emailabraczi1@msu.edu
Name Laura Abraczinskas
RoleCollections Manager
Emailabraczi1@msu.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NamePedetes capensis
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Mammalia | Rodentia | Pedetidae | Pedetes
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyPedetidae
GenusPedetes
Specific Epithetcapensis
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberMR.8040
Preparationsskin | skull
Institution CodeMSU
Collection CodeMR
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:MSU:MR:MR.8040
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByLewis W. Zimmerman
Collector NumberLZ45-60
Date Collected1962-07-26
Year1962
Month7
Locality
CountryAngola
Country CodeAO
Higher GeographyAfrica | Angola | | | | | |
ContinentAfrica
LocalityMucusso Game Preserve, 90 mi. NNW of Dirico
Verbatim LocalityAfrica | Angola | Mucusso Game Preserve, 90 mi. NNW of Dirico
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-04-09
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dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
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