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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryCosta Rica
State/ProvincePuntarenas
County/ParishPuntarenas
LocalityPalmar
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-139443
Collected ByC. F. Underwood
Date Collected1941-02-01

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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.

Contacts

Name Tom Trombone
RoleData Manager
Emailtrombone@amnh.org
Name Tom Trombone
RoleData Manager
Emailtrombone@amnh.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameTonatia saurophila bakeri
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Phyllostomidae;Tonatia
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyPhyllostomidae
GenusTonatia
Specific Epithetsaurophila
Infraspecific Epithetbakeri
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-139443
PreparationsNot Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-139443
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByC. F. Underwood
Collector Number3857
Date Collected1941-02-01
Verbatim Date Collected1941-02-01
Year1941
Month2
Day1
Start Day of Year32
End Day of Year32
Locality
CountryCosta Rica
Country CodeCR
State / ProvincePuntarenas
CountyPuntarenas
Higher GeographyNorth America;Costa Rica;Puntarenas;Puntarenas;;;;
ContinentNorth America
LocalityPalmar
Verbatim LocalityNorth America; Costa Rica; Puntarenas; Puntarenas; ; ; ; ; ; ; North America; Costa Rica; Puntarenas; Puntarenas; ; ; ; ; ; ; Palmar
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-139443
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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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