USAC Mammals Collection

Occurrence dataset published by Museo de Historia Natural de la USAC MUSHNAT

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Summary

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USAC Mammals Collection

Description

The Mammals Collection of the Museum of Natural History was founded in 1989 and is represented by mammals of many parts of Guatemala. The database of this collection contains 4, 443 records corresponding to 27 families 94 genera and 150 species. The best represented orders are Rodentia, Chiroptera and Artiodactyla. The collection includes specimens prepared in different ways: skin and skull, skin and skeleton, only skin, only skull, bone remainders and fluid preserved individuals.

Purpose

Academic

Temporal coverages

Date range: Jan 2, 1989 - Aug 8, 2013

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Administrative contact
Sergio Guillermo Pérez Consuegra
Coordinador de Colecciones Zoológicas
Museo de Historia Natural de la USAC MUSHNAT Calle Mariscal Cruz 1-56 zona 10 01010 Guatemala City Guatemala (502) 23346064/65
Metadata author
Sergio Guillermo Pérez Consuegra
Coordinador de Colecciones Zoológicas
Museo de Historia Natural de la USAC MUSHNAT Calle Mariscal Cruz 1-56 zona 10 01010 Guatemala City Guatemala (502) 23346064/65
Originator
Sergio Guillermo Pérez Consuegra
Museo de Historia Natural de la USAC MUSHNAT Calle Mariscal Cruz 1-56 zona 10 01010 Guatemala City Guatemala (502) 23346064/65

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Museo de Historia Natural de la USAC MUSHNAT

Publication Date

Nov 4, 2013

Registration Date

Oct 9, 2013

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Taxonomic Coverage

Mammals, principally Rodentia, Chiroptera and Soricomorpha.

ORDER
Cingulata, Didelphimorphia, Pilosa, Primates, Lagomorpha, Soricomorpha, Chiroptera, Carnivora, Perissodactyla, Artiodactyla, Rodentia

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There are representatives of the 22 departments (departamentos)of Guatemala. Baja Verapaz is the one with the majority of mammal records, followed by Petén… more

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Geographic Coverage

There are representatives of the 22 departments (departamentos)of Guatemala. Baja Verapaz is the one with the majority of mammal records, followed by Petén and Chiquimula

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John Wieczorek
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Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley
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