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Specimen Record

ContinentOceania
CountryPapua New Guinea
State/ProvinceMorobe District
County/ParishSakar Island
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-237058
Collected ByJ. M. Diamond
Date Collected1972-01-01

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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 NameNyctimene albiventer papuanus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Pteropodidae;Nyctimene
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyPteropodidae
GenusNyctimene
Specific Epithetalbiventer
Infraspecific Epithetpapuanus
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-237058
PreparationsSkull, Cranium and Mandible, Not Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexunknown
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-237058
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByJ. M. Diamond
Collector Number9
Date Collected1972-01-01
Verbatim Date Collected1972-01-01
Year1972
Month1
Day1
Start Day of Year2
End Day of Year2
Locality
CountryPapua New Guinea
State / ProvinceMorobe District
CountySakar Island
Higher GeographyNew Guinea;Papua New Guinea;Morobe District;Sakar Island;;;;
ContinentNew Guinea
Verbatim LocalityNew Guinea; Papua New Guinea; Morobe District; Sakar Island; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-237058
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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