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HSU Vertebrate Museum Mammals Collection

Specimen Records: 8,633
Media Records: 0
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-06-14

The Vertebrate Museum’s mammal collection contains approximately 8,750 specimens, including skins and skeletal material from a variety of terrestrial, aquatic, marine and volant mammals. The research collection is currently the second largest of its kind in the California State University System at over 8,000 specimens. The collection dates back to 1923 and is particularly strong in marine mammals of the Pacific Ocean and terrestrial mammals from northern California and the Great Basin. It is fully accredited by the American Society of Mammalogists. We also have an outstanding teaching collection of over 800 specimens, with exceptional coverage of the Orders and Families of living mammals.

Contacts

Name John Reiss
RoleCurator
Emailjohn.reiss@humboldt.edu
Name John Reiss
RoleCurator
Emailjohn.reiss@humboldt.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Thor Holmes
RoleCollections Manager
Emailthorvald.holmes@humboldt.edu
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This table shows any data corrections that were performed on this recordset to improve the capabilities of iDigBio Search. The first column represents the correction performed. The last two columns represent the number and percentage of records that were corrected. A complete list of the data quality flags and their descriptions can be found here. Clicking on a data flag name will take you to a search for all records with this flag in this recordset.
FlagRecords With This Flag(%) Percent With This Flag
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99.328
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99.328
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99.328
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99.328
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99.328
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99.328
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99.328
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99.015
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97.66
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97.649
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93.687
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93.502
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75.003
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20.167
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8.027
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4.054
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1.911
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0.799
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0.556
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0.359
dwc_family_replaced  i30
0.348
geopoint_low_precision  i20
0.232
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0.209
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0.012
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0.012
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rev_geocode_corrected  i1
0.012
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i1
0.012
rev_geocode_mismatch  i1
0.012
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