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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNevada
County/ParishChurchill County
LocalityFallon
Latitude39.47361
Longitude-118.54611
Institution CodeMvz
Collection CodeBird Specimens
Catalog Number83222
Collected ByCollector(s): J. R. Alcorn, Vernon L. Mills
Date Collected1941-03-06

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http://mvz.berkeley.edu/Bird_Collection.html

The MVZ bird collection is one of the largest in the United States. It houses over 185,000 catalogued specimens, including 174 holotype and 2 syntypes. The majority of specimens are study skins, but the collection also contains over 21,000 skeletal specimens and 3,200 fluid-preserved specimens. Other types of preparations include flat specimens (wings, skins) and body skins with skeletons ("schmoos"). Tissues, anatomical parts (e.g., syrinx, stomach contents), and parasites are routinely preserved with specimens. Many specimens also are associated with cataloged audio recordings.

Contacts

Name Carla Cicero
RoleStaff Curator of Birds
Emailccicero@berkeley.edu
Name Carla Cicero
RoleStaff Curator of Birds
Emailccicero@berkeley.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Rauri Bowie
RoleFaculty Curator of Birds
Emailbowie@berkeley.edu
Name Carla Cicero
RoleStaff Curator of Birds
Emailccicero@berkeley.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameMergus merganser americanus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Aves; Anseriformes; Anatidae; Anatinae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderAnseriformes
FamilyAnatidae
GenusMergus
Specific Epithetmerganser
Infraspecific Epithetamericanus
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByMuseum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley
Date Identified1999-01-27
Previous IdentificationsMergus merganser americanus (accepted ID) identified by Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley on 1999-01-27; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number83222
Other Catalog Numberscollector number=3082
Preparationsskeleton
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeMVZ
Collection CodeBird specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Bird:83222?seid=195391
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): J. R. Alcorn, Vernon L. Mills
Collector Number3082
Date Collected1941-03-06
Verbatim Date Collected6 Mar 1941
Year1941
Month03
Day06
End Day of Year65
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceNevada
CountyChurchill County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, Nevada, Churchill County
ContinentNorth America
LocalityFallon
Verbatim LocalityFallon
Decimal Latitude39.47361
Decimal Longitude-118.54611
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS georeferencing guidelines
Verbatim Coordinates39.47361/-118.54611
Location According ToCyril L. Fernandez
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters22556.565504
Geodetic DatumNorth American Datum 1927
Georeferenced ByCyril L. Fernandez
Georeferenced Date2002-06-06 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-02-03 16:34:19.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Bird:83222?seid=195391
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Bird:83222
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34952
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=female ; age=unknown
dwc:georeferenceSourcesArcView GNIS
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Bird:83222
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34777
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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