× Take our 30-second survey
The U.S. National Science Foundation and iDigBio are required to collect information on use of digitized collections-based specimen data. Please help us meet this requirement every time you use this search portal. Sustainability of the national digitization effort depends on evidence of data use! Maybe later.

Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceMichigan
County/ParishKent
LocalityGrand Rapids
Latitude42.96332659471988
Longitude-85.66813068573467
Institution CodeMsu
Collection CodeMr
Catalog NumberMr.30204
Collected ByMike Huntzinger
Date Collected1975-08-05

From Recordset

http://museum.msu.edu/?q=natural

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
  • Data
  • Flags
  • Raw
Taxonomy
Scientific NameEptesicus fuscus fuscus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Mammalia | Chiroptera | Vespertilionidae | Eptesicus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyVespertilionidae
GenusEptesicus
Specific Epithetfuscus
Infraspecific Epithetfuscus
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberMR.30204
Preparationsskeleton
Sexfemale
Institution CodeMSU
Collection CodeMR
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:MSU:MR:MR.30204
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByMike Huntzinger
Collector Number76-186
Date Collected1975-08-05
Year1975
Month8
Day5
Start Day of Year217
End Day of Year217
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceMichigan
CountyKent
Higher GeographyNorth and Central America | United States | Michigan | Kent County | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityGrand Rapids
Verbatim LocalityNorth and Central America | United States | Michigan | Kent County | Grand Rapids
Decimal Latitude42.9633
Decimal Longitude-85.6681
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters10218
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-04-09
IDurn:catalog:MSU:MR:MR.30204
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/msu/mr?id=mr-30204
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:collectionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/qxfg-723q
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/53w1-8r3k
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
specimen list