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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNevada
County/ParishChurchill County
Locality4 Mi W Fallon
Latitude39.473586
Longitude-118.851503
Institution CodeMlz
Collection CodeBird
Catalog NumberMlz:bird:22887
Collected ByCollector(s): R. Alcorn
Date Collected1933-12-01

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The Moore Laboratory of Zoology is located at Occidental College. The bird collection houses over 64,000 ornithological specimens. It is the largest Mexican bird collection in the world. The vast majority of the specimens are study skins (60,677), but the MLZ also contains 1,364 skeletons and 536 sets of nests and eggs. Robert T. Moore and his wife Margaret founded the MLZ in 1950, moving Moore’s personal collection from his Pasadena home to the building at Occidental College. Prominent collectors aside from Moore include Chester C. Lamb (who worked as Moore’s primary collector for decades and collected over 40,000 of the MLZ’s specimens), the Olalla Brothers and Sons, Mario del Toro Aviles, C.F. Underwood, J.T. Wright, and W.W. Brown. The collection continues its growth today with the addition of species from the western U.S. and Mexico.

Contacts

Name John McCormack
RoleDirector/Curator
Emailmccormack@oxy.edu
Name John McCormack
RoleDirector/Curator
Emailmccormack@oxy.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 James Maley
RoleCollections Manager
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Name John McCormack
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Emailmccormack@oxy.edu
Name James Maley
RoleCollections Manager
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameAix sponsa
Higher ClassficationAnimalia, Chordata, Aves, Anseriformes, Anatidae, Anatinae, Aix,
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderAnseriformes
FamilyAnatidae
GenusAix
Specific Epithetsponsa
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByR. Alcorn
Previous Identifications[{"scientific_name":"Aix sponsa","nature_of_id":"unknown","accepted_id_fg":1,"made_date":null,"short_citation":null,"publication_id":null,"identification_remarks":"Former nature_of_id: legacy.","idby":"R. Alcorn","concept_label":null}]
Identification QualifierA
Identification RemarksFormer nature_of_id: legacy.
Catalog NumberMLZ:Bird:22887
Other Catalog NumbersMLZ: Moore Laboratory of Zoology=US-I3
Preparationsskin
Life Stageadult
Sexmale
Institution CodeMLZ
Collection CodeBird
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MLZ:Bird:22887?seid=518386
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): R. Alcorn
Date Collected1933-12-01/1933-12-31
Verbatim Date Collected00 DEC 1933
Collection RemarksFROM MOUNTED SPECIMEN
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceNevada
CountyChurchill County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, Nevada, Churchill County
ContinentNorth America
Locality4 mi W Fallon
Verbatim LocalityFALLON: 4 MI W
Decimal Latitude39.4735860000
Decimal Longitude-118.8515030000
Georeference ProtocolGeoLocate
Location According Tounknown
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters8121
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2012-07-08 00:00:00
Other
Modified2021-10-09 14:20:00.008891
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dwc:identificationVerificationStatusunknown
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MLZ:Bird:22887
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeanswild
dwc:collectionID54
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=male;age class=adult
dwc:georeferenceSourcesGeoLocate
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MLZ:Bird:22887
dwc:institutionIDMLZ
dwc:eventTime1933-12-01/1933-12-31
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