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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountrySouth Africa
State/ProvinceTransvaal
County/ParishKruger Natl.park
Locality1 Km N Nwanetzi.
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-257449
Collected ByK. F. Koopman
Date Collected1988-02-01

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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 NameChaerephon ansorgei
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Molossidae;Chaerephon
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyMolossidae
GenusChaerephon
Specific Epithetansorgei
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-257449
PreparationsDisarticulated, Not Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-257449
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByK. F. Koopman
Collector Number1225
Date Collected1988-02-01
Verbatim Date Collected1988-02-01
Year1988
Month2
Day1
Start Day of Year33
End Day of Year33
Locality
CountrySouth Africa
State / ProvinceTransvaal
CountyKruger Natl.Park
Higher GeographyAfrica;South Africa;Transvaal;Kruger Natl.Park;;;;
ContinentAfrica
Locality1 km N Nwanetzi.
Verbatim LocalityAfrica; South Africa; Transvaal; Kruger Natl.Park; ; ; ; ; ; ; Africa; South Africa; Transvaal; Kruger Natl.Park; ; ; ; ; ; ; 1 km N Nwanetzi.
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-257449
dwc:datasetID0938172b-2086-439c-a1dd-c21cb0109ed5
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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