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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryPanama
LocalityUnspecified
Latitude8.53333
Longitude-79.85
Institution CodeMsu
Collection CodeMr
Catalog NumberMr.15153
Collected ByDonald F. Switzenberg
Date Collected1969-04-15

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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 NameSigmodon hispidus chiriquensis
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Mammalia | Rodentia | Muridae | Sigmodon
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyCricetidae
GenusSigmodon
Specific Epithethispidus
Infraspecific Epithetchiriquensis
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberMR.15153
Preparationsskeleton | skin
Sexmale
Institution CodeMSU
Collection CodeMR
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:MSU:MR:MR.15153
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByDonald F. Switzenberg
Collector Number1089
Date Collected1969-04-15
Year1969
Month4
Day15
Start Day of Year105
End Day of Year105
Collection RemarksParents from Panama, Canal Zone, France Field
Locality
CountryPanama
Country CodePA
Higher GeographyCentral America | Panama | | | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Localityunspecified
Verbatim LocalityCentral America | Panama | unspecified
Decimal Latitude8.53333
Decimal Longitude-79.85
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters353601
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Georeference RemarksEntire country used for extent
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-04-09
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dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
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dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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