CMNH Mammals

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The CMNH mammal collection is the largest of the vertebrate zoology collections. It consists of approximately 19,000 specimens, with the focus on study skins with skulls from the Americas. It also includes an osteology section from the Americas and Africa, many including both skull and post-cranial material.

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Cleveland Museum of Natural History Mammal Collection


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Occurrence; Specimen


Courtney Brennan
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Zoology Collections Manager
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
1 Wade Oval Drive
44106 Cleveland
David Bloom
  • Programmer
VertNet Coordinator
John Wieczorek
  • Programmer
Information Architect

Geographic Coverage

Global with a focus on the Americas and Africa.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Class Mammalia

Additional Metadata