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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceSouth Carolina
County/ParishBarnwell
Locality8 Mi. W Of Barnwell, Srp
Latitude33.2476471143005
Longitude-81.50593039405724
Institution CodeMsu
Collection CodeMr
Catalog NumberMr.27760
Collected ByWilliam R. Teska
Date Collected1976-07-01

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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 komareki
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Mammalia | Rodentia | Muridae | Sigmodon
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyCricetidae
GenusSigmodon
Specific Epithethispidus
Infraspecific Epithetkomareki
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberMR.27760
Preparationsskeleton
Sexfemale
Institution CodeMSU
Collection CodeMR
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:MSU:MR:MR.27760
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByWilliam R. Teska
Collector Number597
Date Collected1976-07-01
Year1976
Month7
Day1
Start Day of Year183
End Day of Year183
Collection Remarksnot lactating female, not pregnant
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceSouth Carolina
CountyBarnwell
Higher GeographyNorth and Central America | United States | South Carolina | Barnwell County | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality8 mi. W of Barnwell, SRP
Verbatim LocalityNorth and Central America | United States | South Carolina | Barnwell County | 8 mi. W of Barnwell, SRP
Decimal Latitude33.2475
Decimal Longitude-81.5061
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters12007
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-04-09
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dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
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