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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryZaire
State/ProvinceHaut Zaire
County/ParishFaradje
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-51909
Collected ByLang; Chapin
Date Collected1912-11-16

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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 NameOrycteropus afer faradjius
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Tubulidentata;Orycteropodidae;Orycteropus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderTubulidentata
FamilyOrycteropodidae
GenusOrycteropus
Specific Epithetafer
Infraspecific Epithetfaradjius
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-51909
PreparationsFluid, Skull, Skeleton, Whole Body, Cranium and Mandible, Complete Post Cranial, With Skin, Not Mounted, Disarticulated
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-51909
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByLang; Chapin
Collector Number1166
Date Collected1912-11-16
Verbatim Date Collected1912-11-16
Year1912
Month11
Day16
Start Day of Year321
End Day of Year321
Locality
CountryZaire
State / ProvinceHaut Zaire
CountyFaradje
Higher GeographyAfrica;Zaire;Haut Zaire;Faradje;;;;
ContinentAfrica
Verbatim LocalityAfrica; Zaire; Haut Zaire; Faradje; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Verbatim Latitude03 44 00 N
Verbatim Longitude029 43 00.1 E
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-51909
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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