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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryLiberia
State/ProvinceLofa
Locality7mi N, 1 Mi E Ziggida
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-265825
Collected ByR. W. Dickerman
Date Collected1990-03-04

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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 grandis
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Nycteridae;Nycteris
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyNycteridae
GenusNycteris
Specific Epithetgrandis
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-265825
PreparationsFluid, Skull, Body with Skull Removed, Cranium and Mandible, With Skin, Not Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-265825
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByR. W. Dickerman
Collector Number21441
Date Collected1990-03-04
Verbatim Date Collected1990-03-04
Year1990
Month3
Day4
Start Day of Year63
End Day of Year63
Locality
CountryLiberia
State / ProvinceLofa
Higher GeographyAfrica;Liberia;Lofa;;;;;
ContinentAfrica
Locality7mi N, 1 mi E Ziggida
Verbatim LocalityAfrica; Liberia; Lofa; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; Africa; Liberia; Lofa; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; 7mi N, 1 mi E Ziggida
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-265825
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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