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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryMadagascar
State/ProvinceToliara
LocalityRni D'andohahela, 15.0 Km Nw Eminiminy
Latitude-24.56666667
Longitude46.71666667
Institution CodeFmnh
Collection CodeBirds
Catalog Number384763
Date Collected1995-11-23

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The Division of Birds houses the third largest scientific bird collection in the United States. The main collection contains over 480,000 specimens, including 600 holotypes, 70,000 skeletons, and 7,000 fluid specimens. In addition, the division houses 21,000 egg sets and 200 nests. The scope of the collection is world-wide; all bird families but one are represented, as are 90% of the world's genera and species. Included among its many historically and scientifically valuable individual collections are the H. B. Conover Game Bird Collection, Good's and Van Someren's African collections, C. B. Cory's West Indian collection, the Bishop Collection of North American birds, a large portion of W. Koelz's material from India and the Middle East, and many separate collections from South America, Africa (Hoogstraal from Egypt) and the Philippines (Rabor).

Contacts

Name Sharon Grant
RoleTechnology Liaison to Science
Emailsgrant@fieldmuseum.org
Name Ben Marks
RoleCollection Manager
Emailbmarks@fieldmuseum.org
Name Shannon Hackett
RoleAssociate Curator of Zoology, Birds
Emailshackett@fieldmuseum.org
Name Laura Russell
RoleProgrammer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name John Bates
RoleCurator
Emailsgrant@fieldmuseum.org
Name Sharon Grant
RoleTechnology Liaison to Science
Emailsgrant@fieldmuseum.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NamePhilepitta castanea
Higher ClassficationAnimalia Chordata Aves Passeriformes Philepittidae
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderPasseriformes
FamilyPhilepittidae
GenusPhilepitta
Specific Epithetcastanea
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number384763
Preparationsalc,tiss
SexMale
Institution CodeFMNH
Collection CodeBirds
Occurrence IDe86164f6-6072-4a3c-80d9-98d56c028d1b
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collector NumberSMG-7624
Date Collected1995-11-23
Year1995
Month11
Day23
Start Day of Year23
Locality
CountryMadagascar
State / ProvinceToliara
Higher GeographyAfrica, Madagascar, Toliara: RNI d'Andohahela, 15.0 km NW Eminiminy
ContinentAfrica
LocalityRNI d'Andohahela, 15.0 km NW Eminiminy
Decimal Latitude-24.56666667
Decimal Longitude46.71666667
Minimum Elevation in Meters1500
Verbatim Elevation1500 -
Location IDb6ade331-f5c4-476c-be29-ba72ef6efe23
Other
Languageen
Modified2019-9-13T11:24:29.000CMT
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dwc:organismID1659615
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