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Specimen Record

ContinentAsia
CountryIndonesia
State/ProvinceSulawesi
County/ParishOeroe
LocalityLatimodjong Geb.
Latitude59.7
Longitude-151.12
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-196444
Collected ByG. Heinrich
Date Collected1930-08-29

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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 NameThoopterus nigrescens
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Pteropodidae;Thoopterus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyPteropodidae
GenusThoopterus
Specific Epithetnigrescens
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-196444
PreparationsNot Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-196444
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByG. Heinrich
Collector Number96
Date Collected1930-08-29
Verbatim Date Collected1930-08-29
Year1930
Month8
Day29
Start Day of Year241
End Day of Year241
Locality
CountryIndonesia
State / ProvinceSulawesi
CountyOeroe
Higher GeographyEurasia;Indonesia;Sulawesi;Oeroe;;;;
ContinentEurasia
LocalityLatimodjong Geb.
Verbatim LocalityEurasia; Indonesia; Sulawesi; Oeroe; ; ; ; ; ; ; Eurasia; Indonesia; Sulawesi; Oeroe; ; ; ; ; ; ; Latimodjong Geb.
Decimal Latitude59.7
Decimal Longitude-151.12
Maximum Elevation in Meters800
Minimum Elevation in Meters800
Verbatim Elevation800 m
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-196444
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dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
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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