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Specimen Record

ContinentAsia
CountryIndonesia
State/ProvinceSulawesi
County/ParishPeleng Island
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-109030
Collected ByJ. J. Menden
Date Collected1938-07-25

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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.

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Name Tom Trombone
RoleData Manager
Emailtrombone@amnh.org
Name Tom Trombone
RoleData Manager
Emailtrombone@amnh.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameNyctimene cephalotes aplini
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Pteropodidae;Nyctimene
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyPteropodidae
GenusNyctimene
Specific Epithetcephalotes
Infraspecific Epithetaplini
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-109030
PreparationsNot Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-109030
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByJ. J. Menden
Collector Number174
Date Collected1938-07-25
Verbatim Date Collected1938-07-25
Year1938
Month7
Day25
Start Day of Year206
End Day of Year206
Locality
CountryIndonesia
State / ProvinceSulawesi
CountyPeleng Island
Higher GeographyEurasia;Indonesia;Sulawesi;Peleng Island;;;;
ContinentEurasia
Verbatim LocalityEurasia; Indonesia; Sulawesi; Peleng Island; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-109030
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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