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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceMassachusetts
County/ParishWorcester County
LocalityHarvard
Latitude42.5
Longitude-71.58
Institution CodeMvz
Collection CodeBird Specimens
Catalog Number127778
Collected ByCollector(s): James L. Peters
Date Collected1927-07-08

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http://mvz.berkeley.edu/Bird_Collection.html

The MVZ bird collection is one of the largest in the United States. It houses over 185,000 catalogued specimens, including 174 holotype and 2 syntypes. The majority of specimens are study skins, but the collection also contains over 21,000 skeletal specimens and 3,200 fluid-preserved specimens. Other types of preparations include flat specimens (wings, skins) and body skins with skeletons ("schmoos"). Tissues, anatomical parts (e.g., syrinx, stomach contents), and parasites are routinely preserved with specimens. Many specimens also are associated with cataloged audio recordings.

Contacts

Name Carla Cicero
RoleStaff Curator of Birds
Emailccicero@berkeley.edu
Name Carla Cicero
RoleStaff Curator of Birds
Emailccicero@berkeley.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 Rauri Bowie
RoleFaculty Curator of Birds
Emailbowie@berkeley.edu
Name Carla Cicero
RoleStaff Curator of Birds
Emailccicero@berkeley.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameSturnus vulgaris vulgaris
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Aves; Passeriformes; Sturnidae; Sturninae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderPasseriformes
FamilySturnidae
GenusSturnus
Specific Epithetvulgaris
Infraspecific Epithetvulgaris
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByMuseum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley
Date Identified1999-01-27
Previous IdentificationsSturnus vulgaris vulgaris (accepted ID) identified by Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley on 1999-01-27; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number127778
Preparationsskin, study
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeMVZ
Collection CodeBird specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Bird:127778?seid=1250084
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): James L. Peters
Date Collected1927-07-08
Verbatim Date Collected8 Jul 1927
Year1927
Month07
Day08
End Day of Year189
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceMassachusetts
CountyWorcester County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, Massachusetts, Worcester County
ContinentNorth America
LocalityHarvard
Verbatim LocalityHarvard
Decimal Latitude42.5
Decimal Longitude-71.58
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates42.5/-71.58
Location According ToMoe E. Flannery
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters6437.376
Geodetic DatumNorth American Datum 1927
Georeferenced ByMoe E. Flannery
Georeferenced Date2002-12-31 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-07-25 20:33:43.0
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dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
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dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34952
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=female ; age=juv.
dwc:georeferenceSourcesTerrain Navigator 2.0 USGS 1:25,000
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Bird:127778
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34777
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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