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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNevada
County/ParishLyon County
Locality5 Mi Se Wabuska
Latitude39.09264
Longitude-119.11641
Institution CodeMvz
Collection CodeMammal Specimens
Catalog Number90028
Collected ByCollector(s): J. R. Alcorn
Date Collected1939-12-28

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The MVZ mammal collection is the fourth largest in the United States and the second largest such collection associated with a U.S. academic institution. It contains over 228,000 skin, skull, skeleton and fluid-preserved specimens. Over 33,700 are also represented by frozen or fluid preserved tissues. The collection includes 364 type specimens, making it the fourth largest collection of such specimens in the US. Karyotype (chromosome) preparations are available for ca. 4,000 rodent specimens. These consist of slides of chromosome preparations and, in some cases, black and white photos and/or 35 mm negatives of chromosome spreads. The mammal collection also houses large series of lab-raised specimens from research by Francis B. Sumner, Richard D. Sage, and William Z. Lidicker.

Contacts

Name Chris Conroy
RoleStaff Curator of Mammals
Emailondatra@berkeley.edu
Name Chris Conroy
RoleStaff Curator of Mammals
Emailondatra@berkeley.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Eileen Lacey
RoleFaculty Curator of Mammals
Emailealacey@berkeley.edu
Name James Patton
RoleFaculty Curator of Mammals
Emailpatton@berkeley.edu
Name Chris Conroy
RoleStaff Curator of Mammals
Emailondatra@berkeley.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameOndatra zibethicus mergens
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Rodentia; Cricetidae; Arvicolinae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyCricetidae
GenusOndatra
Specific Epithetzibethicus
Infraspecific Epithetmergens
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByMuseum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley
Date Identified1999-01-27
Previous IdentificationsOndatra zibethicus mergens (accepted ID) identified by Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley on 1999-01-27; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number90028
Other Catalog Numberscollector number=655
Preparationsskull
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeMVZ
Collection CodeMammal specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Mamm:90028?seid=1288561
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): J. R. Alcorn
Collector Number655
Date Collected1939-12-28
Verbatim Date Collected28 Dec 1939
Year1939
Month12
Day28
End Day of Year362
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceNevada
CountyLyon County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, Nevada, Lyon County
ContinentNorth America
Locality5 mi SE Wabuska
Verbatim Locality5 mi SE Wabuska
Decimal Latitude39.09264
Decimal Longitude-119.11641
Maximum Elevation in Meters1325.88
Minimum Elevation in Meters1325.88
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS georeferencing guidelines
Verbatim Coordinates39.09264/-119.11641
Location According ToCyril L. Fernandez
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters4068.421632
Geodetic DatumNorth American Datum 1927
Georeferenced ByCyril L. Fernandez
Georeferenced Date2002-05-13 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-08-18 21:29:10.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Mamm:90028?seid=1288561
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Mamm:90028
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34904
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=male
dwc:georeferenceSourcesArcView GNIS
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Mamm:90028
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34777
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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