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Specimen Record

ContinentAsia
CountryIndia
State/Province[mizoram]
County/ParishLushai Hills
LocalityHmuntha
Latitude23.4832432
Longitude92.9330062
Institution CodeUmmz
Collection CodeBirds
Catalog Number140986
Collected ByKoelz, Walter N
Date Collected1951-04-07

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Through the efforts of University of Michigan faculty-curators and staff, the Museum of Zoology (UMMZ) develops and maintains excellent zoological collections explicitly for use in research and education benefiting science, society, and the university.

The faculty staff and various graduate students of the Birds Division conduct research on the phylogenetic relationships, evolution and behavior of a wide variety of birds using museum collections, molecular techniques, and captive and field studies.

The skins collection consists of approximately 176,000 specimens (6th largest in North America; about 2/3 of the species of the world), housed in 224 cases (133 double, 190 single, 1 triple), approximately 5000 sq. feet. In addition to study skins, the collection also includes other special preparations such as 1457 flat pelts and 636 spread wings and tails. The skin collection contains 317 holotypes and 3 lectotypes. These are not available for loan. An annotated list is available (UMMZ Misc. Publ. No. 174, R. W. Storer, 1988). A list and images of our types are available electronically. Extinct species are represented also.

The skeletons collection represents approximately 23,800 specimens, 3,500 species (4th largest in the world in number of specimens, 2nd in number of species after the U.S. National Museum) stored in 60 cases, approximately 700 sq. feet. The only families missing are: Mesoenatidae, Rhynochetidae, Dromadidae, Leptosomatidae, Oxyrunchidae, Acanthisittidae, Atrichornithidae, Hyposittidae, and Callaeidae. About 1/2 of the skeleton specimens are from the United States. Other geographic areas for which we have larger collections include: Argentina (830), Australia (485), Canada (435), Costa Rica (1000), Egypt (1000), Ghana (490), Mexico (650), New Caledonia (140), Paraguay (1160), Philippines (340), Surinam (370), and Tanzania (340).

Additional collections include:

Eggs and nests: 4,600 egg sets and 573 nests in 26 cases.

Fluid collection: 4,250 specimens (18th largest in the world), 464 linear feet of shelving and 27 linear feet of floor space for tanks. Also available are 1100 fluid preserved syrinxes.

Frozen tissues: Samples from about 4,800 individuals stored in an ultra-cold freezer.

Contacts

Name Janet Hinshaw
RoleCollection Manager
Emailjhinshaw@umich.edu
Name Janet Hinshaw
RoleCollection Manager
Emailjhinshaw@umich.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameBambusicola fytchii hopkinsoni
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Aves | Galliformes | Phasianidae | Bambusicola
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderGalliformes
FamilyPhasianidae
GenusBambusicola
Specific Epithetfytchii
Infraspecific Epithethopkinsoni
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number140986
PreparationsSkin, Y
Sexfemale
Institution CodeUMMZ
Collection CodeBirds
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UMMZ:Birds:140986
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByKoelz, Walter N
Date Collected1951-04-07
Year1951
Month4
Day7
Start Day of Year97
End Day of Year97
Locality
CountryIndia
Country CodeIN
State / Province[Mizoram]
CountyLushai Hills
Higher GeographyAsia | India | [Mizoram] | Lushai Hills | | | |
ContinentAsia
LocalityHmuntha
Verbatim LocalityAsia | India | [Mizoram] | Lushai Hills
Decimal Latitude23.4832432
Decimal Longitude92.9330062
Verbatim Elevation1500
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Location RemarksState originally Assam
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters245
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Georeferenced ByHinshaw, Janet
Georeferenced Date2009-08-13
Other
Languageen
Modified2012-12-18 13:29:23.0
IDurn:catalog:UMMZ:Birds:140986
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dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34962
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesBioGeomancer
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/ra64-3eva
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