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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryZaire
State/ProvinceHaut Zaire
County/ParishNiangara
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-48855
Collected ByLang; Chapin
Date Collected1910-12-26

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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 NameMyopterus daubentonii albatus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Molossidae;Myopterus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyMolossidae
GenusMyopterus
Specific Epithetdaubentonii
Infraspecific Epithetalbatus
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-48855
PreparationsNot Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-48855
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByLang; Chapin
Collector Number1352
Date Collected1910-12-26
Verbatim Date Collected1910-12-26
Year1910
Month12
Day26
Start Day of Year360
End Day of Year360
Locality
CountryZaire
State / ProvinceHaut Zaire
CountyNiangara
Higher GeographyAfrica;Zaire;Haut Zaire;Niangara;;;;
ContinentAfrica
Verbatim LocalityAfrica; Zaire; Haut Zaire; Niangara; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Verbatim Latitude03 42 N
Verbatim Longitude027 52 00.1 E
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-48855
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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