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Specimen Record

ContinentOceania
CountrySolomon Islands
State/ProvinceMalaita Province
County/ParishMalaita Island
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-99959
Collected ByH. D. Hamlin
Date Collected1930-04-13

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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 NamePteropus admiralitatum solomonis
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Pteropodidae;Pteropus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyPteropodidae
GenusPteropus
Specific Epithetadmiralitatum
Infraspecific Epithetsolomonis
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-99959
PreparationsNot Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-99959
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByH. D. Hamlin
Collector Number39964
Date Collected1930-04-13
Verbatim Date Collected1930-04-13
Year1930
Month4
Day13
Start Day of Year103
End Day of Year103
Locality
CountrySolomon Islands
State / ProvinceMalaita Province
CountyMalaita Island
Higher GeographyOceania;Solomon Islands;Malaita Province;Malaita Island;Malaita Island;Solomon Islands;South Pacific;
ContinentOceania
Water BodySouth Pacific
Island GroupSolomon Islands
IslandMalaita Island
Verbatim LocalityOceania; Solomon Islands; Malaita Province; Malaita Island; ; South Pacific; ; ; Solomon Islands; Malaita Island;
Maximum Elevation in Meters914
Minimum Elevation in Meters914
Verbatim Elevation3000 ft
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-99959
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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