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The mammals collection (ZM) of the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (MNHN - Paris)

Specimen Records: 92,006
Media Records: 641
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2019-08-08

The collection of mammals of the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle (MNHN) started during the XVIIIth century. The collection grows regularly with specimens collected during scientific expeditions and animals from zoological parks (Zoo de Vincennes, Ménagerie du Jardin des Plantes, Parc de la Haute-Touche) or care centers. The collection is constituted by skeletons (mounted or not), skins (mounted or not), casts, specimens or organs in fluid (alcohol or formalin), and tissues. The database ZAC (acronym for “Zoology, Comparative anatomy”) exists since 2010. It is the result of the merger of MAMMALIA (former collection of “Zoologie, Mammifères et Oiseaux”) and ANATOMIC (former collection of “Anatomie comparée”). For many groups, computerization is at a preliminary stage, and most entries have not yet been checked for errors or verified against the collections. More detailed information can be obtained by writing to the curators and collection managers. The database will help you prepare loan requests or visits to the collection. For any request contact: http://colhelper.mnhn.fr/

Contacts

Name MNHN
RoleProvider
Emailnone
Name Simon Chagnoux
Rolenone
Emailgbifprovider@mnhn.fr
Name Cécile Callou
Rolenone
Emailnone
Name Jacques Cuisin
Rolenone
Emailnone
Name Chistiane Denys
Rolenone
Emailnone
Name Marc Herbin
Rolenone
Emailnone
Name Christine Lefèvre
Rolenone
Emailnone
Name Joséphine Lesur
Rolenone
Emailnone
Name Violaine Nicolas
Rolenone
Emailnone
Name Jean-Marc Pons
Rolenone
Emailnone
Name Géraldine Véron
Rolenone
Emailnone
Name Cécile Callou
RoleCorrespondant
Emailnone
  • Data Corrected
  • Data Use
  • 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
dwc_datasetid_added  i76788
83.46
dwc_kingdom_added  i76788
83.46
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i76788
83.46
dwc_phylum_added  i76788
83.46
dwc_taxonid_added  i76788
83.46
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i76788
83.46
dwc_taxonrank_added  i76788
83.46
gbif_canonicalname_added  i76788
83.46
gbif_genericname_added  i76788
83.46
gbif_taxon_corrected  i76788
83.46
gbif_vernacularname_added  i75613
82.183
gbif_reference_added  i74317
80.774
dwc_specificepithet_added  i71863
78.107
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i58602
63.694
dwc_multimedia_added  i48207
52.395
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i40872
44.423
dwc_continent_replaced  i30084
32.698
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i23700
25.759
taxon_match_failed  i19164
20.829
geopoint_datum_missing  i16488
17.921
dwc_country_replaced  i9157
9.953
geopoint_low_precision  i8734
9.493
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i1461
1.588
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i1362
1.48
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i1130
1.228
dwc_family_replaced  i780
0.848
dwc_continent_added  i540
0.587
rev_geocode_mismatch  i484
0.526
rev_geocode_eez  i359
0.39
rev_geocode_corrected  i273
0.297
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i221
0.24
dwc_genus_replaced  i157
0.171
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i50
0.054
rev_geocode_failure  i34
0.037
dwc_family_added  i15
0.016
dwc_order_replaced  i15
0.016
geopoint_bounds  i7
0.008
datecollected_bounds  i5
0.005
dwc_genus_added  i4
0.004
dwc_class_replaced  i3
0.003
dwc_class_added  i1
0.001
dwc_order_added  i1
0.001
rev_geocode_flip  i1
0.001
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i1
0.001
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