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Specimen Record

ContinentAsia
CountryIndia
State/Province[madhya Pradesh]central Provinces
County/Parish[jabalpur District]
LocalityBheraghat
Latitude23.1343615
Longitude79.8009109
Institution CodeUmmz
Collection CodeBirds
Catalog Number142413
Collected ByKoelz, Walter N
Date Collected1946-03-16

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Through the efforts of University of Michigan faculty-curators and staff, the Museum of Zoology (UMMZ) develops and maintains excellent zoological collections explicitly for use in research and education benefiting science, society, and the university.

The faculty staff and various graduate students of the Birds Division conduct research on the phylogenetic relationships, evolution and behavior of a wide variety of birds using museum collections, molecular techniques, and captive and field studies.

The skins collection consists of approximately 176,000 specimens (6th largest in North America; about 2/3 of the species of the world), housed in 224 cases (133 double, 190 single, 1 triple), approximately 5000 sq. feet. In addition to study skins, the collection also includes other special preparations such as 1457 flat pelts and 636 spread wings and tails. The skin collection contains 317 holotypes and 3 lectotypes. These are not available for loan. An annotated list is available (UMMZ Misc. Publ. No. 174, R. W. Storer, 1988). A list and images of our types are available electronically. Extinct species are represented also.

The skeletons collection represents approximately 23,800 specimens, 3,500 species (4th largest in the world in number of specimens, 2nd in number of species after the U.S. National Museum) stored in 60 cases, approximately 700 sq. feet. The only families missing are: Mesoenatidae, Rhynochetidae, Dromadidae, Leptosomatidae, Oxyrunchidae, Acanthisittidae, Atrichornithidae, Hyposittidae, and Callaeidae. About 1/2 of the skeleton specimens are from the United States. Other geographic areas for which we have larger collections include: Argentina (830), Australia (485), Canada (435), Costa Rica (1000), Egypt (1000), Ghana (490), Mexico (650), New Caledonia (140), Paraguay (1160), Philippines (340), Surinam (370), and Tanzania (340).

Additional collections include:

Eggs and nests: 4,600 egg sets and 573 nests in 26 cases.

Fluid collection: 4,250 specimens (18th largest in the world), 464 linear feet of shelving and 27 linear feet of floor space for tanks. Also available are 1100 fluid preserved syrinxes.

Frozen tissues: Samples from about 4,800 individuals stored in an ultra-cold freezer.

Contacts

Name Janet Hinshaw
RoleCollection Manager
Emailjhinshaw@umich.edu
Name Janet Hinshaw
RoleCollection Manager
Emailjhinshaw@umich.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameStreptopelia tranquebarica tranquebarica
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Aves | Columbiformes | Columbidae | Streptopelia
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderColumbiformes
FamilyColumbidae
GenusStreptopelia
Specific Epithettranquebarica
Infraspecific Epithettranquebarica
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number142413
PreparationsSkin, Y
Sexmale
Institution CodeUMMZ
Collection CodeBirds
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UMMZ:Birds:142413
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByKoelz, Walter N
Date Collected1946-03-16
Year1946
Month3
Day16
Start Day of Year75
End Day of Year75
Locality
CountryIndia
Country CodeIN
State / Province[Madhya Pradesh]Central Provinces
County[Jabalpur District]
Higher GeographyAsia | India | [Madhya Pradesh]Central Provinces | [Jabalpur District] | | | |
ContinentAsia
LocalityBheraghat
Verbatim LocalityAsia | India | [Madhya Pradesh]Central Provinces | [Jabalpur District]
Decimal Latitude23.1343615
Decimal Longitude79.8009109
Verbatim Elevation370
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Location RemarksMarked on Google earth but retained location of original field notes; Elevation taken from Google earth. Current place name in Madhya Pradesh state, jabalpur district
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters4246
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Georeference Remarksextent includes city and train station of same name
Georeferenced ByHinshaw, Janet
Georeferenced Date2009-12-14
Other
Languageen
Modified2011-06-13 12:08:13.0
IDurn:catalog:UMMZ:Birds:142413
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dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34962
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesBioGeomancer
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/ra64-3eva
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