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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryKenya
State/ProvinceCoast Province
LocalityKwale District, Shimba Hills, Mukanda Stream
Institution CodeCumv
Collection CodeMammal Specimens
Catalog Number14649
Collected ByCollector(s): Julius M. K. Ithia
Date Collected1975-12-19

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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 NameEptesicus tenuipinnis
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Chiroptera; Vespertilionidae; Vespertilioninae; (Peters, 1872)
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyVespertilionidae
GenusEptesicus
Specific Epithettenuipinnis
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified Byunknown
Date Identified1975-12-19
Previous IdentificationsEptesicus tenuipinnis (accepted ID) identified by unknown on 1975-12-19; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number14649
Other Catalog NumbersTrapline ID=JMKI 19DEC1975; collector number=JMKI 595
Preparationsskull; skin, study
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeCUMV
Collection CodeMammal specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Mamm:14649?seid=2102577
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Julius M. K. Ithia
Collector NumberJMKI 595
Date Collected1975-12-19
Verbatim Date Collected19/12/1975
Year1975
Month12
Day19
End Day of Year353
Locality
CountryKenya
State / ProvinceCoast Province
Higher GeographyAfrica, Kenya, Coast Province
ContinentAfrica
LocalityKwale District, Shimba Hills, Mukanda Stream
Verbatim LocalityKwale District, Shimba Hills, Mukanda Stream
Location According Tounknown
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2014-02-27 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-07-25 20:34:38.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Mamm:14649?seid=2102577
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Mamm:14649
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=female ; total length=90 mm; tail length=30 mm; hind foot with claw=7 mm; ear from notch=13 mm; weight=5 g; wing span=222 mm
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Mamm:14649
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/i64g-wjcr
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