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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryMalawi
LocalityKota Kota
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-161913
Collected ByH. E. Anthony
Date Collected1946-08-17

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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 NameHipposideros caffer caffer
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Rhinolophidae;Hipposideros
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyRhinolophidae
GenusHipposideros
Specific Epithetcaffer
Infraspecific Epithetcaffer
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-161913
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-161913
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByH. E. Anthony
Collector Number6004
Date Collected1946-08-17
Verbatim Date Collected1946-08-17
Year1946
Month8
Day17
Start Day of Year229
End Day of Year229
Locality
CountryMalawi
Country CodeMW
Higher GeographyAfrica;Malawi;;;;;;
ContinentAfrica
LocalityKota Kota
Verbatim LocalityAfrica; Malawi; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; Africa; Malawi; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; Kota Kota
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-161913
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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