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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryKenya
LocalityLake Niavasha
Institution CodeMsb
Collection CodeBird Specimens
Catalog Number13196
Collected ByCollector(s): John G. Williams
Date Collected1963-01-06

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The MSB Division of Birds maintains an extensive research collection of over 40,000 bird specimens from western North America and around the world. Taxonomic coverage consists of all avian orders and approximately 85% of avian families. The oldest specimens are from the mid-1870’s, with most collected after the 1950’s. The collection has grown about 6-fold since 1989, and it continues to grow rapidly through salvage and research-driven collecting. Approximately 40% of the specimens have frozen tissues associated with them. Collection highlights include: Synoptic series of the Birds of New Mexico for ID reference and teaching; the personal collection of Dale Zimmerman, donated in 2004, which contributed significantly to the taxonomic and geographic scope of the collection; the collection of Amadeo Rea, upon which the book Once a River was based; raptors and game birds of J.M. Campbell; the J. Stokley Ligon collections (in part); and representative threatened, endangered and extinct species of North America. All but the most recent research specimens are published online via the database Arctos.

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Name Christopher Witt
RoleCurator of Birds
Emailcwitt@unm.edu
Name Christopher Witt
RoleCurator of Birds
Emailcwitt@unm.edu
Name Laura Russell
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Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
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Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
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Name Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Andrew Johnson
RoleCollection Manager, Birds
Emailajohnson@unm.edu
Name Christopher Witt
RoleCurator of Birds
Emailcwitt@unm.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameMerops bullockoides
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Aves; Coraciiformes; Meropidae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderCoraciiformes
FamilyMeropidae
GenusMerops
Specific Epithetbullockoides
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified Byunknown
Date Identified2006-03-01
Previous IdentificationsMerops bullockoides (accepted ID) identified by unknown on 2006-03-01; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number13196
Preparationsskin
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeMSB
Collection CodeBird specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Bird:13196?seid=1210868
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): John G. Williams
Date Collected1963-01-06
Verbatim Date Collected6 JAN 1963
Year1963
Month01
Day06
End Day of Year6
Locality
CountryKenya
Higher GeographyAfrica, Kenya
ContinentAfrica
LocalityLake Niavasha
Verbatim LocalityLake Niavasha
Maximum Elevation in Meters1828.8
Minimum Elevation in Meters1828.8
Location According Tounknown
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2012-07-08 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-10-15 19:31:28.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Bird:13196?seid=1210868
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Bird:13196
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34950
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiesweight=40 g; sex=male ; reproductive data=Te: 2 x 3mm, illustrated
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Bird:13196
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34495
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