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Mammalogy Collection - Royal Ontario Museum

Latest version published by Royal Ontario Museum on Apr 4, 2018 Royal Ontario Museum

The Mammal collection consists of 120,000 skins, skeletons, wet specimens and is strong in Chiroptera and New World Rodents. The geographic strengths are Ontario (pre-1985), Guyana, Suriname, Colombia, southeastern Asia, Kenya, Uganda and Zimbabwe. Approximately 24,000 of the more recent voucher specimens have associated frozen tissues.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 119,382 records.

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

Downloads

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 119,382 records in English (4 MB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (7 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (6 KB)

Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Royal Ontario Museum. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: c5c4a23e-2035-4416-ab64-032d6df52ddb.  Royal Ontario Museum publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Canada Biodiversity Information Facility.

Keywords

Occurrence;ROM; Royal Ontario Museum; Mammals; Chiroptera; New World Rodents; preserved specimens; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Bradley Millen
Database Technician
Royal Ontario Museum 100 Queen's Park M5S 2C6 Toronto Ontario CA 1-416-586-5768

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Burton Lim
Associate Curator
Royal Ontario Museum 100 Queen's Park M5S 2C6 Toronto Ontario CA 1-416-586-5771
http://www.rom.on.ca/en/collections-research/rom-staff/burton-lim

Who filled in the metadata:

Burton Lim
Associate Curator
Royal Ontario Museum 100 Queen's Park M5S 2C6 Toronto Ontario CA 1-416-586-5771
http://www.rom.on.ca/en/collections-research/rom-staff/burton-lim

Who else was associated with the resource:

User
Judith Eger
Curator - retired
Royal Ontario Museum 100 Queen's Park M5S 2C6 Toronto Ontario CA 1-416-586-5894
http://www.rom.on.ca/en/collections-research/rom-staff/judith-eger
User
Susan Woodward
Assistant Curator - Retired
Royal Ontario Museum 100 Queen's Park M5S 2C6 Toronto Ontario CA 1-416-586-5768
http://www.rom.on.ca/en/collections-research/rom-staff/susan-woodward

Geographic Coverage

Specimens represent all continents and oceans.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1870 to present

Collection Data

Collection Name Mammalogy
Collection Identifier http://grbio.org/cool/pawq-rs8t (urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34909)
Parent Collection Identifier Royal Ontario Museum (urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34778)
Specimen preservation methods Dried

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers c5c4a23e-2035-4416-ab64-032d6df52ddb
http://gbif.rom.on.ca/ipt/resource?r=mamm