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Specimen Record

ContinentOceania
CountryPapua New Guinea
State/ProvinceWestern Div.
LocalityMiddle Fly, Lake Daviumbu
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-105251
Collected ByArchbold; Tate
Date Collected1936-09-18

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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 neohibernicus neohibernicus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Pteropodidae;Pteropus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyPteropodidae
GenusPteropus
Specific Epithetneohibernicus
Infraspecific Epithetneohibernicus
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-105251
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-105251
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByArchbold; Tate
Collector NumberA 2799
Date Collected1936-09-18
Verbatim Date Collected1936-09-18
Year1936
Month9
Day18
Start Day of Year262
End Day of Year262
Locality
CountryPapua New Guinea
State / ProvinceWestern Div.
Higher GeographyNew Guinea;Papua New Guinea;Western Div.;;;;;
ContinentNew Guinea
LocalityMiddle Fly, Lake Daviumbu
Verbatim LocalityNew Guinea; Papua New Guinea; Western Div.; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; New Guinea; Papua New Guinea; Western Div.; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; Middle Fly, Lake Daviumbu
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-105251
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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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