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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryParaguay
State/ProvinceAmambay
LocalityCapitan Bado, 40 Km Wsw
Latitude-23.404383
Longitude-55.896339
Institution CodeUmmz
Collection CodeBirds
Catalog Number101704
Collected BySchulze, Alberto
Date Collected1938-11-07

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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 NameCoccyzus melacoryphus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Aves | Cuculiformes | Cuculidae | Coccyzus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderCuculiformes
FamilyCuculidae
GenusCoccyzus
Specific Epithetmelacoryphus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number101704
PreparationsSkin, Y
Life Stageadult
Sexmale
Institution CodeUMMZ
Collection CodeBirds
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UMMZ:Birds:101704
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected BySchulze, Alberto
Collector NumberASC 7144
Date Collected1938-11-07
Year1938
Month11
Day7
Start Day of Year311
End Day of Year311
Locality
CountryParaguay
Country CodePY
State / ProvinceAmambay
Higher GeographySouth America | Paraguay | Amambay | Cordillera de Amambay | | | |
ContinentSouth America
LocalityCapitan Bado, 40 Km WSW
Verbatim LocalitySouth America | Paraguay | Amambay | Cordillera de Amambay
Decimal Latitude-23.404383
Decimal Longitude-55.896339
Verbatim Elevation500
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters9158
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByHinshaw, Janet
Georeferenced Date2014-10-09
Other
Languageen
Modified2003-08-28 04:58:54.0
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