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UCLA Donald R. Dickey Bird and Mammal Collection
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Our geographic strengths include western North America and Middle America, with major series from Mexico, Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Costa Rica.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|
The avian collection includes representatives of every order and 75% of the families; the mammal collection is less comprehensive, spanning 35% of the orders and 40% of all families. The collection has significant systematic and taxonomic value in that it contains over 200 holotypes, including 183 bird and 48 mammal taxa, respectively.
|Class||Aves (birds), Mammalia (mammals)|