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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryZimbabwe
State/ProvinceWestacre
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-42016
Collected ByR. Douglas
Date Collected1908-05-14

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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 NamePedetes capensis
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Rodentia;Pedetidae;Pedetes
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyPedetidae
GenusPedetes
Specific Epithetcapensis
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Date Identified2/11/2013
Catalog NumberM-42016
PreparationsNot Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-42016
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByR. Douglas
Collector Number3
Date Collected1908-05-14
Verbatim Date Collected1908-05-14
Year1908
Month5
Day14
Start Day of Year135
End Day of Year135
Locality
CountryZimbabwe
State / ProvinceWestacre
Higher GeographyAfrica;Zimbabwe;Westacre;;;;;
ContinentAfrica
Verbatim LocalityAfrica; Zimbabwe; Westacre; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-42016
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
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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