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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceAlaska
County/ParishSitka Borough
LocalitySitka Sound, Ferebee Rock
Institution CodeCumv
Collection CodeBird Specimens
Catalog Number7363
Collected ByCollector(s): J. Daniel Webster
Date Collected1940-03-24

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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.

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RoleCollections Manager
Emailcmd7@cornell.edu
Name Charles Dardia
RoleCollections Manager
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Name Laura Russell
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Name David Bloom
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Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
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Name Vanya Rohwer
RoleCurator of Birds & Mammals
Emailvgr7@cornell.edu
Name Charles Dardia
RoleCollections Manager
Emailcmd7@cornell.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameArenaria melanocephala
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Aves; Charadriiformes; Scolopacidae; Scolopacinae; Arenariini;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderCharadriiformes
FamilyScolopacidae
GenusArenaria
Specific Epithetmelanocephala
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified Byunknown
Date Identified1860-01-01
Previous IdentificationsArenaria melanocephala (accepted ID) identified by unknown on 1860-01-01; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number7363
Other Catalog NumbersTrapline ID=Z7363; collector number=JDQ 16
Preparationsskin, study
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeCUMV
Collection CodeBird specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Bird:7363?seid=2296784
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): J. Daniel Webster
Collector NumberJDQ 16
Date Collected1940-03-24
Verbatim Date Collected24/3/1940
Year1940
Month03
Day24
End Day of Year84
Collection RemarksFeet yellow. Tarsus and middle toe 48 mm.
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceAlaska
CountySitka Borough
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, Alaska, Sitka Borough
ContinentNorth America
LocalitySitka Sound, Ferebee Rock
Verbatim LocalitySitka Sound, Ferebee Rock
Location According Tounknown
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2014-03-05 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-07-25 20:35:08.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Bird:7363?seid=2296784
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Bird:7363
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiestotal length=232 mm; tail length=63 mm; soft part color=Bill color: Gray black ; wing chord=151 mm; tarsus length=26 mm; sex=female
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Bird:7363
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/i64g-wjcr
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