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Specimen Record

ContinentAsia
CountryPakistan
State/ProvincePunjab
LocalityLahore
Latitude31.549722700000004
Longitude74.3436089
Institution CodeUmmz
Collection CodeBirds
Catalog Number76930
Collected ByKoelz, Walter N
Date Collected1933-02-17

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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 NameFrancolinus francolinus asiae
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Aves | Galliformes | Phasianidae | Francolinus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderGalliformes
FamilyPhasianidae
GenusFrancolinus
Specific Epithetfrancolinus
Infraspecific Epithetasiae
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number76930
PreparationsSkin, Y
Sexmale
Institution CodeUMMZ
Collection CodeBirds
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UMMZ:Birds:76930
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByKoelz, Walter N
Date Collected1933-02-17
Year1933
Month2
Day17
Start Day of Year48
End Day of Year48
Locality
CountryPakistan
Country CodePK
State / ProvincePunjab
Higher GeographyAsia | Pakistan | Punjab | | | | |
ContinentAsia
LocalityLahore
Verbatim LocalityAsia | Pakistan | Punjab
Decimal Latitude31.5497227
Decimal Longitude74.3436089
Verbatim Elevation210
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Location RemarksElevation: Google Earth
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters7432
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByKadambi, Hemanth
Georeferenced Date2010-10-12
Other
Languageen
Modified2012-11-16 14:18:53.0
IDurn:catalog:UMMZ:Birds:76930
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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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