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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryAruba
State/ProvinceSeroe Colorado
Locality5 Miles East Of Seroe Colorado, Guaridikiri Cave
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-149387
Collected ByE. Mcguire
Date Collected1952-10-14

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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 NameLeptonycteris curasoae
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Phyllostomidae;Leptonycteris
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyPhyllostomidae
GenusLeptonycteris
Specific Epithetcurasoae
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-149387
PreparationsFluid, Skull, Body with Skull Removed, Cranium and Mandible, With Skin, Not Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-149387
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByE. McGuire
Collector Number4
Date Collected1952-10-14
Verbatim Date Collected1952-10-14
Year1952
Month10
Day14
Start Day of Year288
End Day of Year288
Locality
CountryAruba
State / ProvinceSeroe Colorado
Higher GeographySouth America;Aruba;Seroe Colorado;;Aruba;Lesser Antilles;Caribbean Sea;
ContinentSouth America
Water BodyCaribbean Sea
Island GroupLesser Antilles
IslandAruba
Locality5 miles east of Seroe Colorado, Guaridikiri Cave
Verbatim LocalitySouth America; Aruba; Seroe Colorado; ; ; ; Caribbean Sea; ; Lesser Antilles; Aruba; South America; Aruba; Seroe Colorado; ; ; ; Caribbean Sea; ; Lesser Antilles; Aruba; 5 miles east of Seroe Colorado, Guaridikiri Cave
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-149387
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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