CMNH Mammals

Latest version published by Cleveland Museum of Natural History on Aug 17, 2020 Cleveland Museum of Natural History

The CMNH mammal collection is the largest of the vertebrate zoology collections. It consists of approximately 19,000 specimens, with the focus on study skins with skulls from the Americas. It also includes an osteology section from the Americas and Africa, many including both skull and post-cranial material.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 15,674 records.

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How to cite

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Cleveland Museum of Natural History Mammal Collection

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Cleveland Museum of Natural History. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 96e13e19-b9d6-46b4-bb28-5f18bcfb10d0.  Cleveland Museum of Natural History publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Courtney Brennan
Zoology Collections Manager
Cleveland Museum of Natural History 1 Wade Oval Drive 44106 Cleveland Ohio US
https://www.cmnh.org/

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Courtney Brennan
Zoology Collections Manager
Cleveland Museum of Natural History 1 Wade Oval Drive 44106 Cleveland Ohio US
https://www.cmnh.org/

Who filled in the metadata:

Courtney Brennan
Zoology Collections Manager
Cleveland Museum of Natural History 1 Wade Oval Drive 44106 Cleveland Ohio US
https://www.cmnh.org/

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
http://www.vertnet.org
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
http://www.vertnet.org

Geographic Coverage

Global with a focus on the Americas and Africa.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Class  Mammalia