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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryMexico
State/ProvinceZacatecas
Locality25 Km Wsw Of Milpillas De La Sierra
Institution CodeMsu
Collection CodeMr
Catalog NumberMr.25275
Collected ByJohn O. Matson
Date Collected1977-08-06

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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 NameThomomys umbrinus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Mammalia | Rodentia | Geomyidae | Thomomys
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyGeomyidae
GenusThomomys
Specific Epithetumbrinus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberMR.25275
Preparationsskin | skull
Sexfemale
Institution CodeMSU
Collection CodeMR
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:MSU:MR:MR.25275
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByJohn O. Matson
Collector Number5611
Date Collected1977-08-06
Year1977
Month8
Day6
Start Day of Year218
End Day of Year218
Locality
CountryMexico
Country CodeMX
State / ProvinceZacatecas
Higher GeographyNorth and Central America | Mexico | Zacatecas State | | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality25 km WSW of Milpillas de la Sierra
Verbatim LocalityNorth and Central America | Mexico | Zacatecas State | 25 km WSW of Milpillas de la Sierra
Maximum Elevation in Meters2580
Minimum Elevation in Meters2580
Verbatim Elevation2580 m
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-04-09
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dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
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