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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryMexico
State/ProvinceNuevo León
LocalityCerro Potosi, 8 Mi. Wnw Of Galeana
Latitude24.87469278518747
Longitude-100.16098841510525
Institution CodeMsu
Collection CodeMr
Catalog NumberMr.11404
Collected ByRollin H. Baker
Date Collected1966-08-05

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The Michigan State University Museum (MSU) Mammal Research Collection includes more than 39,500 specimens, approximately 8,000 of which are from the Great Lakes region. Mexico, Chile, Argentina, and Ecuador are also well represented. The collection includes skeletons, study skins, skulls, tanned hides, frozen tissues, and fluid-preserved specimens.

The Ornithology Research Collection includes over 13,000 specimens; more than one third are from Michigan. Also well-represented are Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, and Brazil. Many of the specimens were part of the original holdings of the Michigan Agricultural College Museum, among them historically important series collected by naturalists Walter Barrows and Dillman S. Bullock. The collection includes study skins, skeletons, taxidermy mounts, eggs, nests, and fluid-preserved specimens.

The Vertebrate Paleontology Research collection includes over 4,200 specimens, approximately 90% of which are from North America. The most significant holdings are Cenozoic amphibians and reptiles from throughout North America, Permian fishes and tetrapods from Texas, and Late Pleistocene faunal remains from the Great Lakes region.

Contacts

Name Laura Abraczinskas
RoleCollections Manager
Emailabraczi1@msu.edu
Name Laura Abraczinskas
RoleCollections Manager
Emailabraczi1@msu.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameMicrotus mexicanus subsimus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Mammalia | Rodentia | Muridae | Microtus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyCricetidae
GenusMicrotus
Specific Epithetmexicanus
Infraspecific Epithetsubsimus
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberMR.11404
Preparationsskin | skull
Sexfemale
Institution CodeMSU
Collection CodeMR
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:MSU:MR:MR.11404
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByRollin H. Baker
Collector Number285
Date Collected1966-08-05
Year1966
Month8
Day5
Start Day of Year217
End Day of Year217
Locality
CountryMexico
Country CodeMX
State / ProvinceNuevo León
Higher GeographyNorth and Central America | Mexico | Nuevo Leon State | | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityCerro Potosi, 8 mi. WNW of Galeana
Verbatim LocalityNorth and Central America | Mexico | Nuevo Leon State | Cerro Potosi, 8 mi. WNW of Galeana
Decimal Latitude24.8743472
Decimal Longitude-100.1607139
Maximum Elevation in Meters2821
Minimum Elevation in Meters2821
Verbatim Elevation2821.25 m
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters3140
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference RemarksAssumed by road; por la carretera Estatal Libre Pavimentada No. 32 (Puerto Pastores-18 de Marzo)
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-04-09
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