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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryColombia
State/ProvinceMagdalena
County/ParishSanta Marta
LocalityBonda
Institution CodeAmnh
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog NumberM-23642
Collected ByH. H. Smith
Date Collected1899-04-18

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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 NameSaccopteryx canescens canescens
Higher ClassficationAnimalia;Chordata;Mammalia;Chiroptera;Emballonuridae;Saccopteryx
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyEmballonuridae
GenusSaccopteryx
Specific Epithetcanescens
Infraspecific Epithetcanescens
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberM-23642
PreparationsNot Mounted
Individual Count1
Sexunknown
Institution CodeAMNH
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-23642
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByH. H. Smith
Collector Number1339
Date Collected1899-04-18
Verbatim Date Collected1899-04-18
Year1899
Month4
Day18
Start Day of Year108
End Day of Year108
Collection RemarksNote in catalog: (mismatched skull is saccopteryx canescens)
Locality
CountryColombia
Country CodeCO
State / ProvinceMagdalena
CountySanta Marta
Higher GeographySouth America;Colombia;Magdalena;Santa Marta;;;;
ContinentSouth America
LocalityBonda
Verbatim LocalitySouth America; Colombia; Magdalena; Santa Marta; ; ; ; ; ; ; South America; Colombia; Magdalena; Santa Marta; ; ; ; ; ; ; Bonda
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-08-07
IDurn:catalog:AMNH:Mammals:M-23642
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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