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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryHonduras
State/ProvinceLempira
County/ParishGracias
LocalityLas Flores
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-129701
Collected ByC. F. Underwood
Date Collected1937-12-24

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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 NameChironectes minimus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Didelphimorphia;Didelphinae;Chironectes
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderDidelphimorphia
FamilyDidelphinae
GenusChironectes
Specific Epithetminimus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-129701
PreparationsNot Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-129701
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByC. F. Underwood
Collector Number2800
Date Collected1937-12-24
Verbatim Date Collected1937-12-24
Year1937
Month12
Day24
Start Day of Year358
End Day of Year358
Locality
CountryHonduras
State / ProvinceLempira
CountyGracias
Higher GeographyNorth America;Honduras;Lempira;Gracias;;;;
ContinentNorth America
LocalityLas Flores
Verbatim LocalityNorth America; Honduras; Lempira; Gracias; ; ; ; ; ; ; North America; Honduras; Lempira; Gracias; ; ; ; ; ; ; Las Flores
Maximum Elevation in Meters564
Minimum Elevation in Meters564
Verbatim Elevation1850 ft
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-129701
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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