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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryMexico
State/ProvinceZacatecas
Locality2 Km S Of Monte Mariana
Latitude23.309453911582
Longitude-103.11190660414492
Institution CodeMsu
Collection CodeMr
Catalog NumberMr.27230
Collected ByJohn O. Matson
Date Collected1978-07-14

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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 NameOnychomys torridus canus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Mammalia | Rodentia | Muridae | Onychomys
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyCricetidae
GenusOnychomys
Specific Epithettorridus
Infraspecific Epithetcanus
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberMR.27230
Preparationsskin | skull
Sexmale
Institution CodeMSU
Collection CodeMR
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:MSU:MR:MR.27230
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByJohn O. Matson
Collector Number5994
Date Collected1978-07-14
Year1978
Month7
Day14
Start Day of Year195
End Day of Year195
Locality
CountryMexico
Country CodeMX
State / ProvinceZacatecas
Higher GeographyNorth and Central America | Mexico | Zacatecas State | | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality2 km S of Monte Mariana
Verbatim LocalityNorth and Central America | Mexico | Zacatecas State | 2 km S of Monte Mariana
Decimal Latitude23.3091324
Decimal Longitude-103.11167
Maximum Elevation in Meters2210
Minimum Elevation in Meters2210
Verbatim Elevation2210 m
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters3020
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference RemarksAssumed by air/ Extent calculated as: y = 0.0863x0.3322 (0.3322 = exponential) where X = number of inhabitants of named place
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-04-09
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