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CUMV Mammal Collection

Latest version published by Cornell University Museum of Vertebrates on Jul 19, 2018 Cornell University Museum of Vertebrates

The CUMV Mammal Collection includes approximately 11,500 skins, 11,770 skulls, 3,240 skeletons, and 530 fluid-preserved specimens. The collection is one of the largest of New York mammals, and has a strong representation of eastern North America taxa, containing all species of land mammals in the region. With only a few exceptions, all the genera of land mammals in the United States and Canada are represented. The collections are largely the work of former professor William J. Hamilton, Jr. and his students. One hundred and two of the 136 families (Wilson & Reed 1993) are represented in the collection. Specimens are present from all continents except Antarctica and more than 100 countries. The collections are particularly strong in North American material. Strongest holdings in this region are from New York, New Jersey, Colorado, California, and Pennsylvania but 48 of the 50 US states and 10 of the Canadian Provinces and Territories are represented.

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 22,551 records. 1 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Occurrence (core)
    22551
  • ResourceRelationship 
    20599

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Versions

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How to cite

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Cornell University Museum of Vertebrates, Mammal Collection

Rights

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Cornell University Museum of Vertebrates. 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: 35720b3e-aded-4b83-b4f1-967f1d457d6a.  Cornell University Museum of Vertebrates 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:

Casey Dillman
Curator of Fishes, Amphibians and Reptiles
Cornell University Museum of Vertebrates 159 Sapsucker Woods Road 14850-1923 Ithaca NY US +1 607-254-2162
http://www.cumv.cornell.edu

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Charles Dardia
Collection Manager
Cornell University Museum of Vertebrates 159 Sapsucker Woods Road 14850-1923 Ithaca NY US +1 607-254-2161
http://www.cumv.cornell.edu

Who filled in the metadata:

Charles Dardia
Collection Manager
Cornell University Museum of Vertebrates 159 Sapsucker Woods Road 14850-1923 Ithaca NY US +1 607-254-2161
http://www.cumv.cornell.edu

Who else was associated with the resource:

Point Of Contact
Vanya Rohwer
Curator of Birds & Mammals
Cornell University Museum of Vertebrates 159 Sapsucker Woods Road 14850-1923 Ithaca NY US +1 607-254-1148
http://www.cumv.cornell.edu
Programmer
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
VertNet PO Box 180 94931 Cotati California US
http://www.vertnet.org
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
VertNet
http://www.vertnet.org

Geographic Coverage

Specimens are present from all continents except Antarctica and more than 100 countries. The collections are particularly strong in North American material. Strongest holdings in this region are from New York, New Jersey, Colorado, California, and Pennsylvania but 48 of the 50 US states and 10 of the Canadian Provinces and Territories are represented.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Class  Mammalia

Additional Metadata

http://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html

Alternative Identifiers 35720b3e-aded-4b83-b4f1-967f1d457d6a
http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=cumv_mamm