UWBM Mammalogy Collection

Occurrence dataset published by University of Washington Burke Museum

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UWBM Mammalogy Collection

Description

The Burke Mammal Collection ranks as the 9th-largest university collection in North America and the 18th-largest of all collections in the Western Hemisphere. Included in our holdings are 70 species of carnivores, 140 bat species, 262 rodent species, 38 primate species, and 37 marine mammal species, with one specimen of the extinct Steller's sea cow.

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Administrative contact
Jeff Bradley
Collection Manager
University of Washington Burke Museum Box 353010 98195 Seattle WA United States +1 206-685-7417
Metadata author
Jeff Bradley
Collection Manager
University of Washington Burke Museum Box 353010 98195 Seattle WA United States +1 206-685-7417
Originator
Jeff Bradley
Collection Manager
University of Washington Burke Museum Box 353010 98195 Seattle WA United States +1 206-685-7417

doi:10.15468/qziy3w

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University of Washington Burke Museum

Publication Date

Feb 23, 2015

Registration Date

Apr 3, 2007

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Taxonomic Coverage

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Mammalia

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The collection is represented by specimens from North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Australia, and Europe. Over half of the specimens (26,292) are … more

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Geographic Coverage

The collection is represented by specimens from North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Australia, and Europe. Over half of the specimens (26,292) are from Washington State. Other well represented areas of the Northwest are Oregon (11%), British Columbia (4%), and Alaska (4%).

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John Wieczorek
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Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley
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