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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceArizona
County/ParishPima
Locality3 Miles East Of Tanque Verde
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-137020
Collected ByW. B. Richardson
Date Collected1940-07-19

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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 NameLepus californicus eremicus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Lagomorpha;Leporidae;Lepus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderLagomorpha
FamilyLeporidae
GenusLepus
Specific Epithetcalifornicus
Infraspecific Epitheteremicus
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-137020
PreparationsNot Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-137020
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByW. B. Richardson
Collector Number8258
Date Collected1940-07-19
Verbatim Date Collected1940-07-19
Year1940
Month7
Day19
Start Day of Year201
End Day of Year201
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceArizona
CountyPima
Higher GeographyNorth America;USA;Arizona;Pima Co.;;;;
ContinentNorth America
Locality3 miles east of Tanque Verde
Verbatim LocalityNorth America; USA; Arizona; Pima Co.; ; ; ; ; ; ; North America; USA; Arizona; Pima Co.; ; ; ; ; ; ; 3 miles east of Tanque Verde
Maximum Elevation in Meters838
Minimum Elevation in Meters838
Verbatim Elevation2750 ft
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-137020
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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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