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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryCuba
State/ProvinceCiudad De La Habana
County/ParishAlmendares
LocalityBetween La Habana And Marianao
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-176099
Collected ByG. Silva Taboada

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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 NameMolossus molossus tropidorhynchus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Molossidae;Molossus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyMolossidae
GenusMolossus
Specific Epithetmolossus
Infraspecific Epithettropidorhynchus
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-176099
PreparationsSkull, Cranium and Mandible, Not Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexunknown
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-176099
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByG. Silva Taboada
Collector Number177
Locality
CountryCuba
State / ProvinceCiudad de La Habana
CountyAlmendares
Higher GeographyWest Indies;Cuba;Ciudad de La Habana;Almendares;Cuba;Greater Antilles;Caribbean Sea;
ContinentWest Indies
Water BodyCaribbean Sea
Island GroupGreater Antilles
IslandCuba
Localitybetween La Habana and Marianao
Verbatim LocalityWest Indies; Cuba; Ciudad de La Habana; Almendares; ; ; Caribbean Sea; ; Greater Antilles; Cuba; West Indies; Cuba; Ciudad de La Habana; Almendares; ; ; Caribbean Sea; ; Greater Antilles; Cuba; between La Habana and Marianao
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-176099
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34925
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
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