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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/ParishTompkins County
LocalityIthaca, Tompkins Co. Airport
Institution CodeCumv
Collection CodeMammal Specimens
Catalog Number14095
Collected ByCollector(s): William J. Hamilton Jr.
Date Collected1949-02-23

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The CUMV Mammal Collection includes approximately 11,500 skins, 11,770 skulls, 3,240 skeletons, and 530 fluid-preserved specimens. The collection is one of the largest of New York mammals, and has a strong representation of eastern North America taxa, containing all species of land mammals in the region. With only a few exceptions, all the genera of land mammals in the United States and Canada are represented. The collections are largely the work of former professor William J. Hamilton, Jr. and his students. One hundred and two of the 136 families (Wilson & Reed 1993) are represented in the collection. Specimens are present from all continents except Antarctica and more than 100 countries. The collections are particularly strong in North American material. Strongest holdings in this region are from New York, New Jersey, Colorado, California, and Pennsylvania but 48 of the 50 US states and 10 of the Canadian Provinces and Territories are represented.

Contacts

Name Charles Dardia
RoleCollection Manager
Emailcmd7@cornell.edu
Name Charles Dardia
RoleCollection Manager
Emailcmd7@cornell.edu
Name Vanya Rohwer
RoleCurator of Birds & Mammals
Emailvgr7@cornell.edu
Name Charles Dardia
RoleCollection Manager
Emailcmd7@cornell.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameMicrotus pennsylvanicus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Rodentia; Cricetidae; Arvicolinae; (Ord, 1815)
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyCricetidae
GenusMicrotus
Specific Epithetpennsylvanicus
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified Byunknown
Date Identified1949-02-23
Previous IdentificationsMicrotus pennsylvanicus (accepted ID) identified by unknown on 1949-02-23; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number14095
Other Catalog NumbersTrapline ID=WJHJ 23FEB1949; collector number=WJH 2700
Preparationsskeleton
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeCUMV
Collection CodeMammal specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Mamm:14095?seid=2115306
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): William J. Hamilton Jr.
Collector NumberWJH 2700
Date Collected1949-02-23
Verbatim Date Collected23/2/1949
Year1949
Month02
Day23
End Day of Year54
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceNew York
CountyTompkins County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, New York, Tompkins County
ContinentNorth America
LocalityIthaca, Tompkins Co. Airport
Verbatim LocalityIthaca, Tompkins Co. Airport
Location According Tounknown
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2014-02-27 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-08-23 09:25:55.0
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dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Mamm:14095
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=female ; total length=151 mm; tail length=40 mm; hind foot with claw=21.5 mm; weight=31 g; reproductive data=Virgin
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Mamm:14095
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/i64g-wjcr
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