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Field Museum of Natural History (Zoology) Mammal Collection

Specimen Records: 222,920
Media Records: 4,014
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2019-03-16

The mammal collections at The Field Museum were founded in 1893, in the wake of the World Columbian Exposition in Chicago, and have grown into one of the world's premier resources for the study of mammalian evolution. Over its history the collection has had the names Field Columbian Museum, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago Natural History Museum, and again Field Museum of Natural History. Collections of Recent mammals number more than 212,000 specimens (plus ca. 1500 being processed) and 550 primary types. Each category ranks it among the largest mammal collections in the world. Although the collections are unique, encyclopedic, and worldwide in scope, those from the Philippines, Peru, Chile, Madagascar, Tanzania, Egypt, and Iran are among the world's very best.

Contacts

Name Sharon Grant
RoleTechnology Liaison to Science
Emailsgrant@fieldmuseum.org
Name Adam Ferguson
Rolenone
Emailmammals@fieldmuseum.org
Name Laura Russell
RoleProgrammer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name Sharon Grant
RoleTechnology Liaison to Science
Emailsgrant@fieldmuseum.org
  • Data Corrected
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  • Raw
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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98.455
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98.455
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98.455
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98.455
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98.455
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96.889
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94.14
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93.704
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92.519
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85.702
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1.584
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1.34
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1.214
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0
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