NMNH occurrence DwC-A

Occurrence dataset published by National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

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Full Title

NMNH occurrence DwC-A

Description

More than 6 Million public records of specimens accessioned at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Departments of Botany, Entomology, Invertebrate Zoology, Vertebrate Zoology (Amphibians & Reptiles, Birds, Fishes, Mammals), Paleobiology, Mineral Sciences, and Anthropology. These include more than 290,000 Primary Type specimen records.

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Temporal coverages

Formation period: 19th Century to Present

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Administrative contact
Thomas Orrell
Branch Chief, NMNH Informatics
National Museum of National History, Smithsonian Institution
12th St. and Constitution Ave. NW, MRC 136 20013-7012 Washington DC United States 202-633-2151
Metadata author
Tom Hollowell
Information Technology Specialist
Informatics Branch, NMNH
12th St. and Constitution Ave. NW, MRC 136 20013-7012 Washington DC United States 202-633-0849
Originator
Thomas Orrell
Branch Chief, NMNH Informatics
National Museum of National History, Smithsonian Institution
12th St. and Constitution Ave. NW, MRC 136 20013-7012 Washington DC United States 202-633-2151

Published by

National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

Publication Date

Mar 10, 2014

Registration Date

Nov 21, 2013

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NMNH IPT

External Data

Metadata Documents

1,528,185 Georeferenced data

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Global collections, National Museum of Natural History (USNM), Smithsonian Institution

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Global collections, National Museum of Natural History (USNM), Smithsonian Institution

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Associated parties

Custodian steward
Cheryl Bright
Collection Manager
Department of Invertebrate Zoology, NMNH, Smithsonian Institution
Museum Support Center, MRC 534, 4210 Silver Hill Road 20746 Suitland MD United States 301-238-1756
Point of contact
Craig Ludwig
Scientific Data Manager
Division of Mammals, NMNH, Smithsonian Institution
12th St. and Constitution Ave. NW, MRC 108 20013-7012 Washington DC United States 202-633-1255
Point of contact
Brian Schmidt
Museum Specialist
Division of Birds, NMNH, Smithsonian Institution
12th St. and Constitution Ave. NW, MRC 116 20013-7012 Washington DC United States 202-633-0796

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