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Summary

Full Title

University of Alberta Museum of Zoology Mammalogy Collection (UAMZ)

Description

With more than 10,000 specimens representing 16 orders and 76 families, the Mammalogy Collection's taxonomic and geographic scope spans the planet, with strong representation from Northwestern Canada. The collection consists primarily of skins and skulls, with additional skeletal and fluid-preserved specimens. There are many rare and historically important specimens. The collection is used for teaching and research.

Temporal coverages

Formation period: 1905-current

Language of Metadata

ENGLISH

Language of Data

ENGLISH

Originator
University of Alberta Museums
Ring House 1, Museums and Collections Services, University of Alberta T6G 2E1 Edmonton Alberta Canada 780-492-5834
Metadata author
Bryan Brunet
Collections Management Advisor (Natural Sciences)
University of Alberta Museums Ring House 1, Museums and Collections Services, University of Alberta T6G 2E1 Edmonton Alberta Canada 780-492-6271
Administrative contact
Andy Derocher
Curator
University of Alberta CW 405, Biological Sciences Bldg., University of Alberta T6G 2E9 Edmonton Alberta Canada 780-492-5570

doi:10.18165/brxhjf

Published by

University of Alberta Museums

Publication Date

Sep 12, 2016

Registration Date

Feb 12, 2008

Served by

University of Alberta Museums IPT

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Alternative Identifiers

  • DOI http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1546…
  • Source webpage http://web.macs.ualberta.ca:8…
  • UUID 88d5d94e-f762-11e1-a439-00145…

External Data

Metadata Documents

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Description

Global, North America, Canada, Alberta, Northwest Territories

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Other Contacts

Metadata author
Jim Whittome
Museum Collections Manager
University of Alberta Museums Ring House 1, Museums and Collections Services, University of Alberta T6G 2E1 Edmonton Alberta Canada 780-492-3871
Custodian steward
Bryan Brunet
Collections Management Advisor (Natural Science)
University of Alberta Museums Ring House 1, Museums and Collections Services, University of Alberta T6G 2E1 Edmonton Alberta Canada 780-492-6271
Custodian steward
Jim Whittome
Museums Collection Manager
University of Alberta Museums Ring House 1, Museums and Collections Services, University of Alberta T6G 2E1 Edmonton Alberta Canada 780-492-3871
Curator
Andy Derocher
Curator
University of Alberta CW 405, Biological Sciences Bldg., University of Alberta T6G 2E9 Edmonton Alberta Canada 780-492-5570

Taxonomic Coverage

The following taxonomic groups make up >10% of the collection: Mammalia, Rodentia, Soricomorpha, Cricetidae, Muridae, Soricidae, Sciuridae, Sorex, Peromyscus, Microtus, Clethrionomys

CLASS
Mammalia (Mammals)
ORDER
Rodentia (Rodents), Soricomorpha
FAMILY
Cricetidae, Muridae (Mice, Rats), Soricidae (Shrews), Sciuridae (Chipmunks, Marmots, Squirrels)
GENUS
Sorex (Red-Toothed Shrews), Peromyscus (Deer-Mice, White-Footed Mice), Microtus (Meadow Mice/Voles), Clethrionomys (Red-Backed Voles)

Methodology

Collections

Collection name

University of Alberta Museum of Zoology Mammalogy Collection

Collection Identifier

UAMZ

Parent Collection Identifier

UAM

Specimen Preservation method

Other