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Specimen Record

ContinentOceania
CountryPapua New Guinea
State/ProvinceNew Guinea
County/ParishMadang Dist.
LocalityKarkar Island
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-221146
Collected ByJ. M. Diamond
Date Collected1969-06-01

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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.

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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 NamePteropus tonganus basiliscus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Pteropodidae;Pteropus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyPteropodidae
GenusPteropus
Specific Epithettonganus
Infraspecific Epithetbasiliscus
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-221146
PreparationsSkull, Cranium and Mandible, Not Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexunknown
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-221146
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByJ. M. Diamond
Date Collected1969-06-01
Verbatim Date Collected1969-06-01
Year1969
Month6
Day1
Start Day of Year152
End Day of Year152
Collection RemarksNote in catalog: Lower jaw, collected June 1969
Locality
CountryPapua New Guinea
State / ProvinceNew Guinea
CountyMadang Dist.
Higher GeographyNew Guinea;Papua New Guinea;New Guinea;Madang Dist.;;;;
ContinentNew Guinea
LocalityKarkar Island
Verbatim LocalityNew Guinea; Papua New Guinea; New Guinea; Madang Dist.; ; ; ; ; ; ; New Guinea; Papua New Guinea; New Guinea; Madang Dist.; ; ; ; ; ; ; Karkar Island
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-221146
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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