University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates (UWYMV) Bird Eggs/Nests (Arctos)
Latest version published by University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates on 22 November 2021 University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates

The University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates Egg and Nest collections includes 205 clutches of eggs and nests from 34 families. The specimens are from across North America, with the majority from Wyoming.

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1 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Occurrence (core)
    5
  • Multimedia 
    0

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How to cite

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University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates. 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: 94b543f1-1dad-4434-a2f4-6beed9be8b71.  University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen; Specimen; Occurrence

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Elizabeth Wommack
Staff Curator
University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates
Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center
82071 Laramie
Wyoming
US
(307) 766-6227
http://uwymv.org/

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Elizabeth Wommack
Staff Curator
University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates
Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center
82071 Laramie
Wyoming
US
(307) 766-6227
http://uwymv.org/
Matthew Carling
Curator
University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates
Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center
82071 Laramie
WY
US
(307) 766-6169
http://www.uwyo.edu/carlinglab

Who filled in the metadata:

Elizabeth Wommack
Staff Curator
University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates
Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center
82071 Laramie
Wyoming
US
(307) 766-6227
http://uwymv.org/

Who else was associated with the resource:

Dusty McDonald
Curator
Matthew Carling
curator
University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates
Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center
82071 Laramie
WY
US
307-766-6169
https://carlinglab.com/
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
http://vertnet.org/
Programmer
Dave Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
http://vertnet.org/
Geographic Coverage

The UWYMV egg and nest collection has global coverage, but the majority of historic holdings are from Wyoming and the western and central United States.

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

Taxonomic coverage of the UWYMV egg and nest collection is historically focused on Nearctic families

Class  Aves
Temporal Coverage
Living Time Period 1870 - present
Collection Data
Collection Name University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates (UWYMV) Bird Eggs/Nests
Collection Identifier UWYMV:Egg
Parent Collection Identifier UWYMV
Additional Metadata

http://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html; Arctos Data Ownership and Use: http://arctosdb.org/home/data/

Purpose The mission of the University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates is to document and understand regional and global biodiversity through the acquisition and investigation of collections made by museum faculty, staff, and students to advance academic knowledge and public appreciation of the natural world
Alternative Identifiers 94b543f1-1dad-4434-a2f4-6beed9be8b71
http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=uwymv_egg