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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryKenya
County/ParishGarissa Dist.
LocalityMasabubu, South Bank Tana River.
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-187705
Collected ByH. H. Blagden
Date Collected1960-06-28

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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 NameNycteris macrotis luteola
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Nycteridae;Nycteris
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyNycteridae
GenusNycteris
Specific Epithetmacrotis
Infraspecific Epithetluteola
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-187705
PreparationsSkull, Cranium and Mandible, Not Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-187705
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByH. H. Blagden
Collector Number95
Date Collected1960-06-28
Verbatim Date Collected1960-06-28
Year1960
Month6
Day28
Start Day of Year180
End Day of Year180
Locality
CountryKenya
CountyGarissa Dist.
Higher GeographyAfrica;Kenya;;Garissa Dist.;;;;
ContinentAfrica
LocalityMasabubu, South Bank Tana River.
Verbatim LocalityAfrica; Kenya; ; Garissa Dist.; ; ; ; ; ; ; Africa; Kenya; ; Garissa Dist.; ; ; ; ; ; ; Masabubu, South Bank Tana River.
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-187705
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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