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  • Mammalogy BANGS-12 MCZ Mammalogy
  • Mephitis mephitis nigra
  • skull (dry); skin (dry)
  • Watertown
  • North America: United States: Massachusetts: Middlesex
  • Migrated as 21-May-1877 (1877-05-21)
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Mephitis mephitis nigra (Peale and Palisot de Beauvois, 1796)
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Carnivora Mephitidae Mephitis mephitis nigra
Identified by Madeleine Mullon on 2019-10-15
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Mephitis mephitica
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Carnivora Mephitidae Mephitis mephitica
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: migration
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Massachusetts
County: Middlesex
Specific Locality: Watertown
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 42.37093° -71.182832° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 3866 m
Brendan Haley; 2017-04-11; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: Migrated as 21-May-1877 (1877-05-21)
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
skin (dry) good in collection 1
skull (dry) R zygomatic arch broken, cranium only, some teeth broken in collection 1
sex: female
[no agent data], 2009-06-20, migration
age class: adult
  [no agent data], 2009-06-20, migration
Remarks: Labeled Mephitis mephitis nigra on tag.
Media of type image, MCZ:Mamm:BANGS-12 Identified as Mephitis mephitis nigra.

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Media of type text, Mammalogy BANGS-1;BANGS-2;BANGS-3;BANGS-4;BANGS-5;BANGS-6;BANGS-7;BANGS-8;BANGS-9;BANGS-10;BANGS-11;BANGS-12;BANGS-13;BANGS-14;BANGS-15;BANGS-16;BANGS-17;BANGS-19;BANGS-20;BANGS-21;BANGS-22;BANGS-23;BANGS-24;BANGS-25;BANGS-26;BANGS-27;BANGS-29;BANGS-30;BANGS-31;BANGS-32;BANGS-33;BANGS-34;BANGS-35;BANGS-36;BANGS-37;BANGS-38;BANGS-39;BANGS-40;BANGS-41;BANGS-42;BANGS-43;BANGS-44;BANGS-45;BANGS-46;BANGS-47;BANGS-48;BANGS-49;BANGS-50;BANGS-18;BANGS-28. Description:MCZ Mammalogy E.A. and O. Bangs Collection bangs-000001, pg.1

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MCZ Mammalogy E.A. and O. Bangs Collection bangs-000001, pg.1