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Specimen Record

ContinentOceania
CountryPapua New Guinea
State/ProvinceNew Britain
County/ParishEast New Britain Dis
LocalityGaulim
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-222641
Collected ByH. Clissold
Date Collected1962-11-23

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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 NameNyctimene vizcaccia vizcaccia
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Pteropodidae;Nyctimene
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyPteropodidae
GenusNyctimene
Specific Epithetvizcaccia
Infraspecific Epithetvizcaccia
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-222641
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-222641
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByH. Clissold
Collector NumberBM-20866
Date Collected1962-11-23
Verbatim Date Collected1962-11-23
Year1962
Month11
Day23
Start Day of Year327
End Day of Year327
Locality
CountryPapua New Guinea
State / ProvinceNew Britain
CountyEast New Britain Dis
Higher GeographyNew Guinea;Papua New Guinea;New Britain;East New Britain Dis;;;;
ContinentNew Guinea
LocalityGaulim
Verbatim LocalityNew Guinea; Papua New Guinea; New Britain; East New Britain Dis; ; ; ; ; ; ; New Guinea; Papua New Guinea; New Britain; East New Britain Dis; ; ; ; ; ; ; Gaulim
Maximum Elevation in Meters122
Minimum Elevation in Meters122
Verbatim Elevation400 ft
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-222641
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
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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