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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryCuba
LocalityIsle Of Pines (now Isle Of Youth)
Institution CodeCm
Collection CodeVertpaleo
Catalog Number003923
Collected ByGustav A Link & John Link
Date Collected1913-06-26

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The collection of fossil vertebrates at Carnegie Museum of Natural History is the fourth largest in North America. It currently holds over 100,000 specimens with a worldwide distribution, representing all vertebrate classes from the Silurian to the Pleistocene. This collection was acquired primarily through over a century of field work by section staff and associates as well as acquisitions by the Museum. Fossil collecting began in 1895 with the sponsorship of Mr. Andrew Carnegie, who supported the museum’s numerous early expeditions to the American West that resulted in one of the best dinosaur collections in the world. Carnegie in his retirement further strengthened the collection with the purchase in 1903 of a large collection of Paleozoic-Cenozoic, European fossils from the Baron de Bayet, a private fossil collector from Brussels, Belgium. Strengths of the collection include Mississippian fishes from Bear Gulch, Montana; Pennsylvanian and Permian fishes, amphibians and reptiles from the tri-state region of Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia and the southwestern United States; Jurassic dinosaurs, especially sauropods, from Utah (Dinosaur National Monument) and Wyoming; Jurassic fishes and reptiles from Germany and France; Eocene fishes from Monte Bolca, Italy; Eocene mammals, reptiles, and amphibians from central Wyoming and Utah; Miocene mammals from a site now preserved as Agate Springs Fossil Beds National Monument, Nebraska; and Pleistocene vertebrates from the Appalachian region.

Contacts

Name Amy Henrici
RoleCollection Manager
Emailhenricia@carnegiemnh.org
Name Amy Henrici
RoleCollection Manager
Emailhenricia@carnegiemnh.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameArtibeus jamaicensis parvipes
Higher ClassficationMAMMALIA | CHIROPTERA | PHYLLOSTOMATIDAE | ARTIBEUS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyPhyllostomidae
GenusArtibeus
Specific Epithetjamaicensis parvipes
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number003923
Preparationsskull
Institution CodeCM
Collection CodeVertPaleo
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:CM:VertPaleo:003923
Basis of RecordFossilSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByGUSTAV A LINK & JOHN LINK
Date Collected1913
Year1913
Locality
CountryCuba
Country CodeCU
Higher Geography| WEST INDIES (CUBA) | | | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Water BodyCaribbean Sea
Island GroupCuba
LocalityISLE OF PINES (NOW ISLE OF YOUTH)
Verbatim LocalityWEST INDIES (CUBA) | ISLE OF PINES (NOW ISLE OF YOUTH)
Paleo Context
FormationNO DATA
Earliest Era Or Lowest ErathemCENOZOIC
Latest Era Or Highest ErathemCENOZOIC
Earliest Period Or Lowest SystemQUATERNARY
Latest Period Or Highest SystemQUATERNARY
Earliest Epoch Or Lowest SeriesPLEISTOCENE
Latest Epoch Or Highest SeriesPLEISTOCENE
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-06-17
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