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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryMexico
State/ProvinceZacatecas
Locality5 Mi. Se Of Rio Grande
Latitude23.771370161079933
Longitude-102.9851991472554
Institution CodeMsu
Collection CodeMr
Catalog NumberMr.11709
Collected ByRollin H. Baker
Date Collected1966-07-10

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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 NameDipodomys merriami atronasus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Mammalia | Rodentia | Heteromyidae | Dipodomys
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyHeteromyidae
GenusDipodomys
Specific Epithetmerriami
Infraspecific Epithetatronasus
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberMR.11709
Preparationsfluid
Sexfemale
Institution CodeMSU
Collection CodeMR
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:MSU:MR:MR.11709
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByRollin H. Baker
Collector NumberRHB5265
Date Collected1966-07-10
Year1966
Month7
Day10
Start Day of Year191
End Day of Year191
Locality
CountryMexico
Country CodeMX
State / ProvinceZacatecas
Higher GeographyNorth and Central America | Mexico | Zacatecas State | | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality5 mi. SE of Rio Grande
Verbatim LocalityNorth and Central America | Mexico | Zacatecas State | 5 mi. SE of Rio Grande
Decimal Latitude23.7710528
Decimal Longitude-102.9849428
Maximum Elevation in Meters1940
Minimum Elevation in Meters1940
Verbatim Elevation1939.80004882813 m
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters6690
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference RemarksAssumed by air/the geographic reference is a populated place
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-04-09
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