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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryTanzania
State/ProvinceKilimanjaro
LocalityMt Kilimanjaro
Institution CodeFmnh
Collection CodeBirds
Catalog Number290473
Date Collected1981-01-30

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The Division of Birds houses the third largest scientific bird collection in the United States. The main collection contains over 480,000 specimens, including 600 holotypes, 70,000 skeletons, and 7,000 fluid specimens. In addition, the division houses 21,000 egg sets and 200 nests. The scope of the collection is world-wide; all bird families but one are represented, as are 90% of the world's genera and species. Included among its many historically and scientifically valuable individual collections are the H. B. Conover Game Bird Collection, Good's and Van Someren's African collections, C. B. Cory's West Indian collection, the Bishop Collection of North American birds, a large portion of W. Koelz's material from India and the Middle East, and many separate collections from South America, Africa (Hoogstraal from Egypt) and the Philippines (Rabor).

Contacts

Name Sharon Grant
RoleTechnology Liaison to Science
Emailsgrant@fieldmuseum.org
Name Ben Marks
RoleCollection Manager
Emailbmarks@fieldmuseum.org
Name Shannon Hackett
RoleAssociate Curator of Zoology, Birds
Emailshackett@fieldmuseum.org
Name Laura Russell
RoleProgrammer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name John Bates
RoleCurator
Emailsgrant@fieldmuseum.org
Name Sharon Grant
RoleTechnology Liaison to Science
Emailsgrant@fieldmuseum.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameAgapornis fischeri
Higher ClassficationAnimalia Chordata Aves Psittaciformes Psittacidae
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderPsittaciformes
FamilyPsittacidae
GenusAgapornis
Specific Epithetfischeri
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number290473
Preparationsalc
Institution CodeFMNH
Collection CodeBirds
Occurrence ID28f21b41-bb22-44a2-892e-6a85f7757d37
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collector NumberZ-082
Date Collected1981-01-30
Year1981
Month1
Day30
Start Day of Year30
Locality
CountryTanzania
State / ProvinceKilimanjaro
Higher GeographyAfrica, Tanzania, Kilimanjaro: Mt Kilimanjaro
ContinentAfrica
LocalityMt Kilimanjaro
Verbatim Elevation-
Location ID0fa996bc-f20c-409a-a88b-e1d3c3b35ca8
Other
Languageen
Modified2019-9-13T11:27:27.000CMT
ID28f21b41-bb22-44a2-892e-6a85f7757d37
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dcterms:rightsHolderThe Field Museum of Natural History
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:ownerInstitutionCodeFMNH
dwc:organismID1543756
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