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T. L. Hankinson Vertebrate Museum (EMU) Mammal Collection

Latest version published by T. L. Hankinson Vertebrate Museum, Eastern Michigan University on Mar 19, 2018 T. L. Hankinson Vertebrate Museum, Eastern Michigan University

The museum is named after Thomas Leroy Hankinson (1876–1935). Mr. Hankinson received a B. S. from Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) in 1898 and another B.S. from Cornell University in 1900. He was a professor of zoology and physiology at Eastern Illinois State Normal College (now Eastern Illinois University), from 1902 to 1919; an ichthyologist for the Roosevelt Wildlife Experimental Station in New York, from 1919 to 1921; and a professor of zoology at Michigan State Normal College (now Eastern Michigan University), from 1921 until his death in 1935. Mr. Hankinson was a keen naturalist and an avid collector, with an emphasis on fish. The T. L. Hankinson Vertebrate Museum houses collections of fish (more than 5,000 specimens), amphibians (200), reptiles (275), birds (1,100) and mammals (1,300 specimens). Most specimens are from Michigan and the surrounding Great Lakes area, although other states, countries, and continents are represented. The museum provides research facilities to the university and broader scientific community, as well as educational support for local schools.

Data Records

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How to cite

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T. L. Hankinson Vertebrate Museum, Eastern Michigan University, Mammal Collection

Rights

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is T. L. Hankinson Vertebrate Museum, Eastern Michigan University. 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: ff2e788b-963a-4be8-8f96-d432d397ecbd.  T. L. Hankinson Vertebrate Museum, Eastern Michigan University 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:

Allen Kurta
Curator
T. L. Hankinson Vertebrate Museum, Eastern Michigan University Biology Department, 441 Mark Jefferson Science Complex 48197 Ypsilanti Michigan US 734-487-1174
http://www.emich.edu/biology/faculty/kutra.php

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Allen Kurta
Curator
T. L. Hankinson Vertebrate Museum, Eastern Michigan University Biology Department, 441 Mark Jefferson Science Complex 48197 Ypsilanti Michigan US 734-487-1174
http://www.emich.edu/biology/faculty/kutra.php

Who filled in the metadata:

Allen Kurta
Curator
T. L. Hankinson Vertebrate Museum, Eastern Michigan University Biology Department, 441 Mark Jefferson Science Complex 48197 Ypsilanti Michigan US 734-487-1174
http://www.emich.edu/biology/faculty/kutra.php

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 coverage with emphasis in Michigan and the Great Lakes Region.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Class  Mammalia

Temporal Coverage

Formation Period 1890-current