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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryChile
State/ProvinceValparaiso
LocalityLa Campana National Park, Palmas De Ocoa
Institution CodeMsb
Collection CodeMammal Specimens
Catalog Number208342
Collected ByCollector(s): Unknown
Date Collected1992-05-30

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http://www.msb.unm.edu/mammals

The MSB Division of Mammals contains over 250,000 catalogued specimens and is among the five largest in the world. Specimens date back to the 1890's with the majority documenting the rapid environmental change that has occurred since 1950. The collection contains 16 holotypes, 6 paratypes, 1 syntype, 93 symbiotypes. Important collections integrated into the MSB include the USGS Biological Surveys collection (26,000), the UIMNH (Hoffmeister) Collection (33,000), and the Rausch Collection (4,000 specimens and parasites). Specimens range from traditional skin/skull and fluid vouchers to "holistic vouchers" containing skin, skull, post-cranial skeleton, up to seven tissue types (heart, kidney, liver, lung, spleen, muscle, blood), cell suspensions, and ecto and endo parasites. Additionally, frozen tissue samples are available for about 130,000 individual mammals and date back to the late 1970's. Serology data associated with hantavirus surveillance programs in the Americas are associated with 37,000 specimens. The MSB houses an extensive archive of field journals and catalogues that date to the 1900's and are associated with specimens held in the collection. The collections are growing rapidly through the active research programs of curators, staff, and students, and through ongoing collaborations with other institutions and governmental agencies.

Contacts

Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.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 Jon Dunnum
RoleCollection Manager, Mammals
Emailjldunnum@unm.edu
Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameThylamys elegans
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Didelphimorphia; Didelphidae; (Waterhouse, 1839)
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderDidelphimorphia
FamilyDidelphidae
GenusThylamys
Specific Epithetelegans
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByJonathan L. Dunnum
Previous IdentificationsThylamys elegans (accepted ID) identified by Jonathan L. Dunnum; method: geographic distribution
Marmosa sp. identified by unknown on 2005-03-10; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number208342
Other Catalog NumbersDGR: Division of Genomic Resources (MSB)=DGR:Mamm:6307; NK=27599; institutional catalog number=- M -
Preparationsliver (frozen)
Individual Count1
Sexnot recorded
Institution CodeMSB
Collection CodeMammal specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:208342?seid=133353
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): unknown
Date Collected1992-05-30
Verbatim Date Collected30-May-1992
Year1992
Month05
Day30
End Day of Year151
Collection RemarksFlagOnRecord: X
Locality
CountryChile
State / ProvinceValparaiso
Higher GeographySouth America, Chile, Valparaiso
ContinentSouth America
LocalityLa Campana National Park, Palmas de Ocoa
Verbatim LocalityLa Campana National Park, Palmas de Ocoa
Location According Tounknown
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2012-07-08 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2014-06-10 19:16:16.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:208342?seid=133353
dwc:identificationVerificationStatusgeographic distribution
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:208342
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=not recorded
dcterms:licensehttp://arctosdb.org/home/data/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:208342
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34495
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