WNMU Mammal Collection (Arctos)
Western New Mexico University houses a regional collection of mammal specimens (about 7000 specimens) focused on the biodiversity of southwestern New Mexico, with additional representatives of African and South American mammal faunas. This collection is part of the Gila Center for Natural History within the Department of Natural Sciences. The collection has grown slowly with incorporation of new specimens.
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 6,888 records.
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.
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Western New Mexico University Mammal Collection
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The Western New Mexico University mammal collection has global holdings, but coverage is focused on New Mexico.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|
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|Living Time Period||1892-present|