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SUI Vertebrate Collection

Latest version published by University of Iowa Museum of Natural History on Nov 15, 2016 University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Ornithology: More than 31,000 birds (study skins or mounted), eggs, and nests. In 2015-2017 we are reorganizing and rehousing the entire collection under a National Science Foundation CSBR grant. Mammalogy: More than 5,000 study skins, skulls, skeletons, fluid-preserved specimens, and mounted specimens. Our collection includes specimens collected by John Bowles which were transferred from Central College. Other vertebrates: A small number of reptiles, fish, and amphibians.

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 14,865 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 14,865 records in English (979 KB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (8 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (7 KB)

Versions

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

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

The University of Iowa, Museum of Natural History Vertebrate Collection (SUI)

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is University of Iowa Museum of Natural History. http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/ and http://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 04169fce-7d4f-41f7-9dff-245960f5b59e.  University of Iowa Museum of Natural History 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:

Cindy Opitz
Collections Manager
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History 11 Macbride Hall 52242 Iowa City IA US +01 319-335-0481
http://mnh.uiowa.edu

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Cindy Opitz
Collections Manager
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History 11 Macbride Hall 52242 Iowa City IA US +01 319-335-0481
http://mnh.uiowa.edu

Who filled in the metadata:

Cindy Opitz
Collections Manager
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History 11 Macbride Hall 52242 Iowa City IA US +01 319-335-0481
http://mnh.uiowa.edu

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
Laura Russell
VertNet Programmer
http://www.vertnet.org
Programmer
Dave Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
http://www.vertnet.org
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley​
Curator
Trina Roberts
Director
Pentacrest Museums: University of Iowa Museum of Natural History and Old Capitol Museum 10 Macbride Hall 52242 Iowa City Iowa US +01 319-335-1313
http://research.uiowa.edu/pentacrest-museums

Geographic Coverage

Ornithology and mammal collections global in coverage, with nearly complete series of North American birds, and including birds from Laysan Island, Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Mammals primarily from North American Midwest, plus South America, Africa, Asia, and Australia. Small collection of fish and herps from locations scattered across the globe.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Class  Aves (Birds),  Mammalia (Mammals),  Amphibia (Amphibians),  Reptilia (Reptiles)

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period c. 1860 to present

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 04169fce-7d4f-41f7-9dff-245960f5b59e
http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource.do?r=sui_verts