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California State University, Long Beach Mammals

Latest version published by California State University, Long Beach on Sep 27, 2017 California State University, Long Beach

The CSULB Biological Collections include approximately 55,000 preserved diatoms, macroinvertebrates, fish, birds, mammals, and plants. The mammal collection has about 12,000 specimens preserved as study skins, skulls, skeletons, and fluid preparations. The vast majority of the specimens are regional, with a focus on rodents of Southern California, Utah, and northwestern Mexico. The collection includes vouchers from systematic and parasitological studies of CSULB faculty. A separately housed teaching collection is used for Vertebrate Zoology, Mammalogy, and Introductory Biology classes.

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 12,217 records.

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

Downloads

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Data as a DwC-A file download 12,217 records in English (992 KB) - Update frequency: unknown
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Metadata as an RTF file download in English (6 KB)

Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

California State University Long Beach Vertebrate Collections

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is California State University, Long Beach. 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: 431b19b9-b5b4-4bcb-ae11-072899dd4c52.  California State University, Long Beach 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:

Suellen Jacob
Vertebrate Collections Manager
California State University, Long Beach 1250 Bellflower Boulevard 90840 Long Beach California US 864-985-4883
http://web.csulb.edu/colleges/cnsm/collections/mammals/

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Suellen Jacob
Vertebrate Collections Manager
California State University, Long Beach 1250 Bellflower Boulevard 90840 Long Beach California US 864-985-4883
http://web.csulb.edu/colleges/cnsm/collections/mammals/

Who filled in the metadata:

Suellen Jacob
Vertebrate Collections Manager
California State University, Long Beach 1250 Bellflower Boulevard 90840 Long Beach California US 864-985-4883
http://web.csulb.edu/colleges/cnsm/collections/mammals/

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
VertNet +01 510 859 7773
http://vertnet.org
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
http://vertnet.org/

Geographic Coverage

Most specimens are regional - from the southwestern states of the USA and northwestern Mexico.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

Complete coverage of the species and many of the subspecies of land mammals in southern California and northwestern Mexico.

Class  Mammalia (Mammals)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1908-08-20 / 2017-09-18