University of Montana Zoological Museum (UMZM) Bird Specimens (Arctos)

Occurrence
Latest version published by Philip L. Wright Zoological Museum on Apr 12, 2024 Philip L. Wright Zoological Museum

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Description

The Bird collection at the UMZM consists of over 6000 specimens, including more than 5100 bird skins and 600 bird skeletons, as well as frozen tissues, spread wings, eggs and nests. The majority of specimens were collected from 1900 to the present and emphasize avian biodiversity of the Northern Rocky Mountains.

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 6,426 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)
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How to cite

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University of Montana Philip L. Wright Zoological Museum Bird Specimens

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Philip L. Wright Zoological Museum. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY 4.0) License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: c1acc137-7010-489b-a7bb-3025dd4e1628.  Philip L. Wright Zoological Museum publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen; Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Angela Hornsby
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Curator
University of Montana Philip L. Wright Zoological Museum
DBS Health Sciences 104, University of Montana, 32 Campus Drive
59812 Missoula
Montana
US
1-406-243-4743
David Bloom
  • Programmer
VertNet Coordinator
John Wieczorek
  • Programmer
Information Architect

Geographic Coverage

Primarily Montana and the US northern Rocky Mountain region

Bounding Coordinates South West [41, -121], North East [54, -103]

Taxonomic Coverage

Birds primarily from Montana and the US northern Rocky Mountain region

Class Aves

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1900 - present, with a few older specimens

Collection Data

Collection Name University of Montana Zoological Museum (UMZM) Bird specimens
Collection Identifier https://arctos.database.museum/collection/UMZM:Bird
Parent Collection Identifier UMZM

Additional Metadata

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

Purpose The Bird collection is used primarily for research, but also for teaching and outreach as relevant.
Alternative Identifiers c1acc137-7010-489b-a7bb-3025dd4e1628
https://ipt.vertnet.org/resource?r=umzm_bird