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Specimen Record

ContinentAustralia
CountryAustralia
State/ProvinceQueensland
LocalityAtherton Tableland
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-155090
Collected ByTate; Van Deusen
Date Collected1948-05-09

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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 NameCercartetus caudatus macrurus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Diprotodontia;Burramyidae;Cercartetus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderDiprotodontia
FamilyBurramyidae
GenusCercartetus
Specific Epithetcaudatus
Infraspecific Epithetmacrurus
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-155090
PreparationsFluid, Skull, Body with Skull Removed, Cranium and Mandible, With Skin, Not Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-155090
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByTate; Van Deusen
Collector Number11590
Date Collected1948-05-09
Verbatim Date Collected1948-05-09
Year1948
Month5
Day9
Start Day of Year130
End Day of Year130
Locality
CountryAustralia
Country CodeAU
State / ProvinceQueensland
Higher GeographyAustralia;Australia;Queensland;;;;;
ContinentAustralasia
LocalityAtherton Tableland
Verbatim LocalityAustralia; Australia; Queensland; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; Australia; Australia; Queensland; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; Atherton Tableland
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-155090
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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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