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Specimen Record

ContinentOceania
CountryPapua New Guinea
State/ProvinceBismark Archipelago
County/ParishTabar Island
LocalityTabar Group
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-99487
Collected ByW. F. Coultas
Date Collected1935-01-12

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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 NameEmballonura raffrayana cor
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Emballonuridae;Emballonura
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyEmballonuridae
GenusEmballonura
Specific Epithetraffrayana
Infraspecific Epithetcor
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-99487
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-99487
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByW. F. Coultas
Collector Number46545
Date Collected1935-01-12
Verbatim Date Collected1935-01-12
Year1935
Month1
Day12
Start Day of Year12
End Day of Year12
Collection RemarksNote in catalog: Whitney South Sea Exped.
Locality
CountryPapua New Guinea
State / ProvinceBismark Archipelago
CountyTabar Island
Higher GeographyNew Guinea;Papua New Guinea;Bismark Archipelago;Tabar Island;;;;
ContinentNew Guinea
LocalityTabar Group
Verbatim LocalityNew Guinea; Papua New Guinea; Bismark Archipelago; Tabar Island; ; ; ; ; ; ; New Guinea; Papua New Guinea; Bismark Archipelago; Tabar Island; ; ; ; ; ; ; Tabar Group
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-99487
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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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