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MVZ Mammal Collection (Arctos)

Specimen Records: 236,146
Media Records: 2,871
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2018-01-23

The MVZ mammal collection is the fourth largest in the United States and the second largest such collection associated with a U.S. academic institution. It contains over 228,000 skin, skull, skeleton and fluid-preserved specimens. Over 33,700 are also represented by frozen or fluid preserved tissues. The collection includes 364 type specimens, making it the fourth largest collection of such specimens in the US. Karyotype (chromosome) preparations are available for ca. 4,000 rodent specimens. These consist of slides of chromosome preparations and, in some cases, black and white photos and/or 35 mm negatives of chromosome spreads. The mammal collection also houses large series of lab-raised specimens from research by Francis B. Sumner, Richard D. Sage, and William Z. Lidicker.

Contacts

Name Chris Conroy
RoleStaff Curator of Mammals
Emailondatra@berkeley.edu
Name Chris Conroy
RoleStaff Curator of Mammals
Emailondatra@berkeley.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Eileen Lacey
RoleFaculty Curator of Mammals
Emailealacey@berkeley.edu
Name James Patton
RoleFaculty Curator of Mammals
Emailpatton@berkeley.edu
Name Chris Conroy
RoleStaff Curator of Mammals
Emailondatra@berkeley.edu
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This table shows any data corrections that were performed on this recordset to improve the capabilities of iDigBio Search. The first column represents the correction performed. The last two columns represent the number and percentage of records that were corrected. A complete list of the data quality flags and their descriptions can be found here. Clicking on a data flag name will take you to a search for all records with this flag in this recordset.
FlagRecords With This Flag(%) Percent With This Flag
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98.896
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98.896
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98.896
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98.896
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98.896
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0
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