University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates (UWYMV) Mammal Collection (Arctos)

Occurrence
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Description

The UWYMV Mammal Collection is focused regionally on Wyoming and taxonomically on muskrats, deer mice, and bobcats. There are small series of a variety of mammals from throughout the Rocky Mountain region. The collection is currently undergoing rapid expansion.

Data Records

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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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University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates

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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: f36b26ac-97d1-40f6-a9a0-484defff98e7.  University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen; Occurrence

Contacts

Matthew Carling
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Curator
University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates
Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center
82071 Laramie
WY
US
(307) 766-6169
Elizabeth Wommack
Staff Curator
University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates
Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center, 1000 E. University Ave.
82071 Laramie
WY
US
(307) 766-6227
Laura Russell
  • Programmer
VertNet Programmer
David Bloom
  • Programmer
VertNet Coordinator
John Wieczorek
  • Programmer
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley
Dusty McDonald
  • Point Of Contact
Arctos Database Programmer
University of Alaska Museum
Elizabeth Wommack
Collections Manager
University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates
Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center
82071 Laramie
WY
US
(307) 766-6227

Geographic Coverage

The UWYMV mammal collection has global coverage, but the majority of historic holdings are from Wyoming and the western and central United States.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

Taxonomic coverage of the UWYMV mammal collection is historically focused on Nearctic families.

Class Mammalia

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1903-present

Collection Data

Collection Name University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates (UWYMV) Mammal specimens
Collection Identifier UWYMV:Mamm
Parent Collection Identifier UWYMV

Additional Metadata

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

Purpose The mission of the University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates is to document and understand regional and global biodiversity through the acquisition and investigation of collections made by museum faculty, staff, and students to advance academic knowledge and public appreciation of the natural world
Alternative Identifiers f36b26ac-97d1-40f6-a9a0-484defff98e7
https://ipt.vertnet.org/resource?r=uwymv_mamm