Delaware Museum of Nature & Science — Eggs

Occurrence
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Description

The egg collection of the Delaware Museum of Nature & Science (DMNH, formerly known as Delaware Museum of Natural History) consists of approximately 36,000 clutches representing over 2,000 species. The collection is worldwide in scope, with particularly strong coverage of Florida (USA), Europe, and British Colonies. Formation of the collection began when the Museum was founded in 1957. Among the egg collections that can be found here are those of Captain Vivian Hewitt, Jeremiah Matthews Goodall, John "Jack" G. Gordon, D.F.S. MacArthur, A. H. Paget-Wilkes, Dr. Percy Rendall, Edward Charles Stuart-Baker, and Donald & Wray Nicholson.

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How to cite

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Delaware Museum of Natural History (DMNH) Egg Collection

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Delaware Museum of Nature & Science. 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: 0150c79f-35f3-447f-a40f-24ee9f1fb9d3.  Delaware Museum of Nature & Science publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen; Occurrence

Contacts

Ashley Kempken
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Collections Manager of Birds
Delaware Museum of Nature & Science
4840 Kennett Pike
19807-0937 Wilmington
DE
US
+01 302-658-9111 -- 315
Matthew Halley, Ph.D.
  • Point Of Contact
Curator of Birds
Delaware Museum of Nature & Science
4840 Kennett Pike
19807-0937 Wilmington
DE
US
+01 302-658-9111 -- 314
David Bloom
  • Programmer
VertNet Coordinator
John Wieczorek
  • Programmer
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at Berkeley

Geographic Coverage

Collection is worldwide in scope with strengths in USA (Florida), Great Britain, Europe, and British Colonies.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

Class Aves (Birds)

Class Aves

Collection Data

Collection Name Delaware Museum of Nature & Science (DMNH, formerly known as Delaware Museum of Natural History) Egg Collection
Collection Identifier http://grbio.org/cool/w6fs-cpf5
Parent Collection Identifier not applicable
Specimen preservation methods Dried

Additional Metadata

http://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html

Alternative Identifiers 0150c79f-35f3-447f-a40f-24ee9f1fb9d3
http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=dmnh_eggs