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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryMexico
State/ProvinceGuanajuato
LocalityPuerta De Guadalupe, 5 Mi Sw Ibarra
Latitude21.368751
Longitude-101.623828
Institution CodeMlz
Collection CodeBird Specimens
Catalog Number23651
Collected ByCollector(s): Chester C. Lamb
Date Collected1939-05-15

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The Moore Laboratory of Zoology is located at Occidental College. The bird collection houses over 64,000 ornithological specimens. It is the largest Mexican bird collection in the world. The vast majority of the specimens are study skins (60,677), but the MLZ also contains 1,364 skeletons and 536 sets of nests and eggs. Robert T. Moore and his wife Margaret founded the MLZ in 1950, moving Moore’s personal collection from his Pasadena home to the building at Occidental College. Prominent collectors aside from Moore include Chester C. Lamb (who worked as Moore’s primary collector for decades and collected over 40,000 of the MLZ’s specimens), the Olalla Brothers and Sons, Mario del Toro Aviles, C.F. Underwood, J.T. Wright, and W.W. Brown. The collection continues its growth today with the addition of species from the western U.S. and Mexico.

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Taxonomy
Scientific NameSialia mexicana
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Aves; Passeriformes; Turdidae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderPasseriformes
FamilyTurdidae
GenusSialia
Specific Epithetmexicana
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByChester C. Lamb
Previous IdentificationsSialia mexicana (accepted ID) identified by Chester C. Lamb; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number23651
Other Catalog NumbersMLZ: Moore Laboratory of Zoology=M-N''247; collector number=29525
Preparationsskin
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeMLZ
Collection CodeBird specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MLZ:Bird:23651?seid=1695393
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Chester C. Lamb
Collector Number29525
Date Collected1939-05-15
Verbatim Date Collected15 MAY 1939
Year1939
Month05
Day15
End Day of Year135
Collection RemarksFAMILY PREVIOUSLY ID'D AS MUSCICAPIDAE
Locality
CountryMexico
State / ProvinceGuanajuato
Higher GeographyNorth America, Mexico, Guanajuato
ContinentNorth America
LocalityPuerta de Guadalupe, 5 mi SW Ibarra
Verbatim LocalityPUERTA DE GUADALUPE: 5 MI W IBARRA
Decimal Latitude21.368751
Decimal Longitude-101.623828
Maximum Elevation in Meters2194.56
Minimum Elevation in Meters2194.56
Georeference ProtocolGeoLocate
Location According Tounknown
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters6092
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2012-07-08 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2018-06-18 23:01:46.0
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dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
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dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=male
dwc:georeferenceSourcesGeoLocate
dcterms:licensehttp://arctosdb.org/home/data/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MLZ:Bird:23651
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:35295
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