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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceAlaska
County/ParishSitka
LocalitySitka Sound, Ferebee Rock
Institution CodeCumv
Collection CodeBird
Catalog Number7363
Collected ByJ. Daniel Webster
Date Collected1940-03-24

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http://www.cumv.cornell.edu/wiki/pages/s685Z4G4/CUMV_Bird_Collection.html

The CUMV Bird Collection contain a record of the development of ornithology at Cornell from the earliest days of Arthur A. Allen and Louis Agassiz Fuertes. Dr. Arthur A. Allen, on the faculty at Cornell from 1915–1953, made the name Cornell nearly synonymous with ornithology in the United States. Allen contributed many birds to the collection, and possibly even more importantly, attracted a very large number of students interested in birds. His numerous students contributed specimens from their research and travels all over the United States, Canada, Mexico, and other parts of the world. The CU collection contain many specimens collected by of Cornell faculty such as George M. Sutton, Charles Sibley, William Dilger, and Tom Cade, but also contains student specimens of Dean Amadon, Walter Bock, F. Graham Cooch, John Emlen, Herbert Friedmann, Ludlow Griscom, Harry Hann, Robert Mengel, Eugene Morton, Ralph Palmer, Kenneth Parkes, Olin S. Pettingill, Alan Phillips, Austin Rand, James Rising, Lester Short, Stanley Temple, Harrison Tordoff, David Wingate, as well as many others. The CUMV Bird Collection currently consists of approximately 38,300 round skins, 700 flat skins, 1,000 spread wings, 5,500 skeletons, 1,400 fluid-preserved specimens, 3,200 egg sets, 590 nests, and 1,000 uncataloged mounts. Approximately 350 of the skeletons have an associated flatskin, and approximately 150 round skins have a separate spread wing.

Contacts

Name Vanya Rohwer
RoleCurator of Birds and Mammals
Emailvgr7@cornell.edu
Name Vanya Rohwer
RoleCurator of Birds and Mammals
Emailvgr7@cornell.edu
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Vanya Rohwer
RoleCurator of Birds & Mammals
Emailvgr7@cornell.edu
Name Vanya Rohwer
RoleCurator of Birds and Mammals
Emailvgr7@cornell.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameArenaria melanocephala
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Aves | Charadriiformes | Scolopacidae | Arenaria
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderCharadriiformes
FamilyScolopacidae
GenusArenaria
Specific Epithetmelanocephala
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number7363
Preparationsstudy skin
Sexfemale
Institution CodeCUMV
Collection CodeBird
Occurrence IDab9768e8-bbfe-11e6-a6af-04012ac90e01
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByJ. Daniel Webster
Collector NumberJDQ 16
Date Collected1940-03-24
Verbatim Date Collected1940-03-24
Year1940
Month3
Day24
Start Day of Year84
End Day of Year84
Collection RemarksFeet yellow. Tarsus and middle toe 48 mm.
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceAlaska
CountySitka
Higher GeographyNorth America | United States | Alaska | Sitka Borough | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalitySitka Sound, Ferebee Rock
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | United States | Alaska | Sitka Borough | Sitka Sound, Ferebee Rock
Other
Languageen
Modified2018-03-22
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