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Specimen Record

ContinentOceania
CountryPapua New Guinea
State/ProvinceMorobe Dist.
LocalityPindiu
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-194853
Collected ByH. M. Van Deusen
Date Collected1964-04-26

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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.

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Name Tom Trombone
RoleData Manager
Emailtrombone@amnh.org
Name Tom Trombone
RoleData Manager
Emailtrombone@amnh.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameParanyctimene raptor
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Pteropodidae;Paranyctimene
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyPteropodidae
GenusParanyctimene
Specific Epithetraptor
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-194853
PreparationsNot Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-194853
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByH. M. Van Deusen
Collector Number17516
Date Collected1964-04-26
Verbatim Date Collected1964-04-26
Year1964
Month4
Day26
Start Day of Year117
End Day of Year117
Locality
CountryPapua New Guinea
State / ProvinceMorobe Dist.
Higher GeographyNew Guinea;Papua New Guinea;Morobe Dist.;;;;;
ContinentNew Guinea
LocalityPindiu
Verbatim LocalityNew Guinea; Papua New Guinea; Morobe Dist.; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; New Guinea; Papua New Guinea; Morobe Dist.; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; Pindiu
Maximum Elevation in Meters549
Minimum Elevation in Meters549
Verbatim Elevation1800 ft
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-194853
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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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