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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceDelaware
County/ParishSussex County
LocalityBeach Plum Island
Latitude38.79966
Longitude-75.10864
Institution CodeCumv
Collection CodeBird Specimens
Catalog Number55163
Collected ByCollector(s): Russell S. Greenberg
Date Collected2013-07-16

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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.

Contacts

Name Charles Dardia
RoleCollections Manager
Emailcmd7@cornell.edu
Name Charles Dardia
RoleCollections Manager
Emailcmd7@cornell.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 Vanya Rohwer
RoleCurator of Birds & Mammals
Emailvgr7@cornell.edu
Name Charles Dardia
RoleCollections Manager
Emailcmd7@cornell.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameMelospiza melodia atlantica
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Aves; Passeriformes; Passerellidae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderPasseriformes
FamilyPasserellidae
GenusMelospiza
Specific Epithetmelodia
Infraspecific Epithetatlantica
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified Byunknown
Date Identified1860-01-01
Previous IdentificationsMelospiza melodia atlantica (accepted ID) identified by unknown on 1860-01-01; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number55163
Preparationswhole organism (ethanol)
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeCUMV
Collection CodeBird specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Bird:55163?seid=2249355
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Russell S. Greenberg
Date Collected2013-07-16
Verbatim Date Collected2013-07-16
Year2013
Month07
Day16
End Day of Year197
Collection RemarksBand #: 1781-33120
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceDelaware
CountySussex County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, Delaware, Sussex County
ContinentNorth America
LocalityBeach Plum Island
Verbatim LocalityBeach Plum Island
Decimal Latitude38.79966
Decimal Longitude-75.10864
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates38.79966/-75.10864
Location According Tounknown
Geodetic DatumWorld Geodetic System 1984
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2014-03-05 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-19 10:33:29.0
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dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
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dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
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dwc:dynamicPropertiesage=ad. ; sex=male
dwc:georeferenceSourcesCoordinate Source: MaNIS/HerpNet/ORNIS Guidelines-GBIF Best Practices; Georeference Date: 0
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
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dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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