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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceAlaska
LocalityShishmaref
Latitude66.2567
Longitude-166.0719
Institution CodeUam
Collection CodeMammal Specimens
Catalog Number3399
Collected ByCollector(s): Dovie Ningealook
Date Collected1955-12-01

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The University of Alaska Museum (UAM) houses one of the 10 largest mammal collections in North America, with over 115,000 catalogued specimens. Over 90% of these are from Alaska and include unparalleled series of small mammals, carnivores, and marine mammals. Over 70,000 include frozen tissue samples housed in UAM's Genomic Resources facility. An average of 1,000 specimens are loaned to researchers each year.

Contacts

Name Link Olson
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailleolson@alaska.edu
Name Link Olson
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailleolson@alaska.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Aren Gunderson
RoleMammals Collection Manager
Emailamgunderson@alaska.edu
Name Kyndall Hildebrandt
RoleGenomic Resources Collection Manager
Emailkbhildebrandt@alaska.edu
Name Link Olson
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailleolson@alaska.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameUrsus maritimus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Carnivora; Ursidae; Ursinae; Phipps, 1774
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCarnivora
FamilyUrsidae
GenusUrsus
Specific Epithetmaritimus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Type Statusvoucher of http://arctos.database.museum/name/Ursus maritimus">Ursus maritimus in http://arctos.database.museum/publication/10008023">Winer et al. 2016
Identified Byunknown
Date Identified2000-09-12
Previous IdentificationsUrsus maritimus (accepted ID) identified by unknown on 2000-09-12; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number3399
Other Catalog Numbersoriginal identifier=PET 601
Preparationsskull; skull sample
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeUAM
Collection CodeMammal specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Mamm:3399?seid=1415138
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Dovie Ningealook
Date Collected1955-12-01
Verbatim Date CollectedDec 1955
Year1955
Month12
Day01
End Day of Year335
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceAlaska
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, Alaska, Shishmaref Quad, Sarichef Island
ContinentNorth America
IslandSarichef Island
LocalityShishmaref
Verbatim LocalityShishmaref, Alaska
Decimal Latitude66.2567
Decimal Longitude-166.0719
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates66.2567/-166.0719
Location According ToBrandy K. Jacobsen
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters1609.344
Geodetic DatumNorth American Datum 1927
Georeferenced ByBrandy K. Jacobsen
Georeferenced Date2003-04-17 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2018-10-22 13:56:26.0
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dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
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dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34889
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=male
dwc:georeferenceSourcesUSGS Map
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Mamm:3399
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34847
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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