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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryTrinidad And Tobago
State/ProvinceTrinidad
County/ParishSaint George County
LocalityPort Of Spain
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-178664
Collected ByJagbirr
Date Collected1958-03-05

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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 NameMolossus molossus molossus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Molossidae;Molossus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyMolossidae
GenusMolossus
Specific Epithetmolossus
Infraspecific Epithetmolossus
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-178664
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-178664
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByJagbirr
Collector Number429
Date Collected1958-03-05
Verbatim Date Collected1958-03-05
Year1958
Month3
Day5
Start Day of Year64
End Day of Year64
Locality
CountryTrinidad and Tobago
State / ProvinceTrinidad
CountySaint George County
MunicipalitySaint Ann's Ward
Higher GeographySouth America;Trinidad and Tobago;Trinidad;Saint George County;;;;Saint Ann's Ward
ContinentSouth America
LocalityPort of Spain
Verbatim LocalitySouth America; Trinidad and Tobago; Trinidad; Saint George County; Saint Ann's Ward; ; ; ; ; ; South America; Trinidad and Tobago; Trinidad; Saint George County; Saint Ann's Ward; ; ; ; ; ; Port of Spain
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-178664
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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