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LSUMZ Mammals Collection

Latest version published by Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science on Nov 14, 2017 Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science

The mammal collection (current holdings more than 37,000 specimens) is the largest of its kind in the Central Gulf region and among the 20 largest in the nation. The collection contains 23 holotypes (specimens representing species new to science).

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 39,183 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 39,183 records in English (2 MB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (7 KB)
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:

LSUMZ Mammals Collection

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science. 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: 847e2306-f762-11e1-a439-00145eb45e9a.  Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science 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:

Jake Esselstyn
Curator
Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science 119 Foster Hall 70803 Baton Rouge LA US +01 225-578-3083
http://appl003.lsu.edu/natsci/lmns.nsf/index

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Jake Esselstyn
Curator
Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science 119 Foster Hall 70803 Baton Rouge LA US +01 225-578-3083
http://appl003.lsu.edu/natsci/lmns.nsf/index

Who filled in the metadata:

Jake Esselstyn
Curator
Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science 119 Foster Hall 70803 Baton Rouge LA US +01 225-578-3083
http://appl003.lsu.edu/natsci/lmns.nsf/index

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
Laura Russell
VertNet Programmer
http://www.vertnet.org
Programmer
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
http://www.vertnet.org
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley

Geographic Coverage

More than half of the specimens in the collection come from Latin America.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

No other collection of mammals in the U.S. has a larger proportional representation of Neotropical species. Especially well represented are Neotropical bats, including rare species, such as Tomopeas ravus and Sciurillus pusillus from Peru, Mexican and Central American pocket gophers, including several specimens of the rare species, Zygogeomys trichopus, from Mexico, and rare South American mammal species, such as the giant armadillo, Priodontes maximus.

Class  Mammalia (mammals)

Additional Metadata

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

Alternative Identifiers 847e2306-f762-11e1-a439-00145eb45e9a
http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=lsumz_mammals