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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryCanada
State/ProvinceBritish Columbia
LocalityNodina River
Institution CodeMsb
Collection CodeMammal Specimens
Catalog Number144510
Collected ByCollector(s): Herb Green; Preparator(s): Erin M. Jackson
Date Collected2003-11-28

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http://www.msb.unm.edu/mammals

The MSB Division of Mammals contains over 250,000 catalogued specimens and is among the five largest in the world. Specimens date back to the 1890's with the majority documenting the rapid environmental change that has occurred since 1950. The collection contains 16 holotypes, 6 paratypes, 1 syntype, 93 symbiotypes. Important collections integrated into the MSB include the USGS Biological Surveys collection (26,000), the UIMNH (Hoffmeister) Collection (33,000), and the Rausch Collection (4,000 specimens and parasites). Specimens range from traditional skin/skull and fluid vouchers to "holistic vouchers" containing skin, skull, post-cranial skeleton, up to seven tissue types (heart, kidney, liver, lung, spleen, muscle, blood), cell suspensions, and ecto and endo parasites. Additionally, frozen tissue samples are available for about 130,000 individual mammals and date back to the late 1970's. Serology data associated with hantavirus surveillance programs in the Americas are associated with 37,000 specimens. The MSB houses an extensive archive of field journals and catalogues that date to the 1900's and are associated with specimens held in the collection. The collections are growing rapidly through the active research programs of curators, staff, and students, and through ongoing collaborations with other institutions and governmental agencies.

Contacts

Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.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 Jon Dunnum
RoleCollection Manager, Mammals
Emailjldunnum@unm.edu
Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameMustela erminea
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Carnivora; Mustelidae; Mustelinae; Linnaeus, 1758
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCarnivora
FamilyMustelidae
GenusMustela
Specific Epitheterminea
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByJason L. Malaney
Date Identified2006-02-23
Previous IdentificationsMustela erminea (accepted ID) identified by Jason L. Malaney on 2006-02-23; method: expert
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number144510
Other Catalog NumbersNK=135559
Preparationsheart (frozen); liver (frozen)
Individual Count1
Sexunknown
Institution CodeMSB
Collection CodeMammal specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:144510?seid=908353
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Herb Green; Preparator(s): Erin M. Jackson
Date Collected2003-11-28
Verbatim Date Collected28 Nov 2003
Year2003
Month11
Day28
End Day of Year332
Collection Remarkstrapline #064T040 already skinned
Locality
CountryCanada
State / ProvinceBritish Columbia
Higher GeographyNorth America, Canada, British Columbia
ContinentNorth America
LocalityNodina River
Verbatim LocalityNodina River
Location According Tounknown
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2012-07-08 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-04-30 19:12:18.0
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dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
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