New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science (NMMNHS) Paleontology specimens (Arctos)

Occurrence
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Description

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science paleontology collection contains over 80,000 cataloged Items. The strengths of the collection include the fauna and flora of the Kinney Brick Pennsylvanian Lagerstätten, Permian trackways and traces, Triassic tetrapods, Late Cretaceous invertebrates and reptiles, Paleocene mammals and reptiles, and Neogene mammals.

Data Records

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 83,937 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.

Occurrence (core)
83937
Multimedia 
3437

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How to cite

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New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Paleontology Collection

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is New Mexico Museum of Natural History and 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: 3774eeec-8a91-45d0-b3d5-a3903cfc220d.  New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science 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

Nicole Volden
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Geosciences Collection Manager
New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
1801 Mountain Road NW
87104 Albuquerque
New Mexico
US
Dave Bloom
  • Programmer
VertNet Coordinator
VertNet
510-859-7773
John Wieczorek
  • Programmer
Information Architect

Geographic Coverage

Primarily New Mexico and the Southwestern United States.

Bounding Coordinates South West [25.562, -120.234], North East [42.033, -92.725]

Taxonomic Coverage

Any fossil taxa, the largest portion of our collections are vetebrates.

Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae, Animalia
Phylum Chordata

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period Ediacaran to Pleistocene

Collection Data

Collection Name New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science (NMMNHS) Paleontology specimens
Collection Identifier NMMNH:Paleo
Parent Collection Identifier NMMNH
Specimen preservation methods

Additional Metadata

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

Purpose The paleontology collection preserves and interprets the distinctive natural and scientific heritage of paleontology in New Mexico and is held for research, exhibits and programs designed to ignite a passion for lifelong learning.
Alternative Identifiers 3774eeec-8a91-45d0-b3d5-a3903cfc220d
https://ipt.vertnet.org/resource?r=nmmnh_paleo