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LACM Vertebrate Collection

Latest version published by Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County on Nov 4, 2018 Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

The Collection includes the Fish, Herpetology, Bird and Mammal Collections of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. They are worldwide collections with greatest concentration in North and South America, Africa, the Pacific Ocean, and the Antarctic.

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 588,222 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

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 588,222 records in English (65 MB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (9 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (6 KB)

Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 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: 7a25f7aa-03fb-4322-aaeb-66719e1a9527.  Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Specimen; Occurrence

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Rick Feeney
Fishes Collection Manager
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 900 Exposition Blvd. 90007 Los Angeles CA US +01 213 763 3374
http://www.nhm.org/

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Rick Feeney
Fishes Collection Manager
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 900 Exposition Blvd. 90007 Los Angeles CA US +01 213 763 3374
http://www.nhm.org/

Who filled in the metadata:

Rick Feeney
Fishes Collection Manager
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 900 Exposition Blvd. 90007 Los Angeles CA US +01 213 763 3374
http://www.nhm.org/

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
Laura Russell
VertNet Programmer
Programmer
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at Berkeley
Point Of Contact
Kimball Garrett
Collection Manager - Birds
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 900 Exposition Blvd. 90007 Los Angeles California US 213-763-3368
http://www.nhm.org/site/research-collections/ornithology
Point Of Contact
Jim Dines
Mammalogy Collection Manager
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 900 Exposition Blvd. 90007 Los Angeles CA US +01 213 763 3400
http://www.nhm.org/
Point Of Contact
Neftali Camacho
Herpetology Collection Manager
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 900 Exposition Blvd. 90007 Los Angeles CA US +01 213 763 3371
http://www.nhm.org/

Geographic Coverage

A worldwide collection with greatest concentration in North and South America, Africa, the Pacific Ocean, and the Antarctic.

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

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1790-01-01 / 2012-06-01

Additional Metadata

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

Alternative Identifiers 7a25f7aa-03fb-4322-aaeb-66719e1a9527
http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=lacm_verts