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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceArizona
County/ParishYuma
LocalityFortuna Mine
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-139571
Collected ByJ. Chattin
Date Collected1941-01-03

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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 NameMacrotus californicus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Phyllostomidae;Macrotus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyPhyllostomidae
GenusMacrotus
Specific Epithetcalifornicus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-139571
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-139571
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByJ. Chattin
Collector Number1012
Date Collected1941-01-03
Verbatim Date Collected1941-01-03
Year1941
Month1
Day3
Start Day of Year3
End Day of Year3
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceArizona
CountyYuma
Higher GeographyNorth America;USA;Arizona;Yuma Co.;;;;
ContinentNorth America
LocalityFortuna Mine
Verbatim LocalityNorth America; USA; Arizona; Yuma Co.; ; ; ; ; ; ; North America; USA; Arizona; Yuma Co.; ; ; ; ; ; ; Fortuna Mine
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-139571
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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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