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Holotype of Sterna acuflavidus

Date Collected:

1842-04-25

North America: Mexico: Yucatan | coast near Tancah

Current Identification
Animalia Chordata Vertebrata Aves Neornithes Charadriiformes Lari Laridae
Determiner: Catalog
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: Catalog
Previous Identification
Animalia Chordata Vertebrata Aves Neornithes Charadriiformes Lari Laridae
Determiner: Samuel Cabot, Jr. in 1847
Nature of ID: type ID

Media type: text, Cabot 1847 Description: A Comparison between Sterna Cantiaca, Gm. Of Europe, and Sterna acuflavida, Nobis, hitherto Considered Identical with S. Cantiaca

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Cabot 1847 Description: A Comparison between Sterna Cantiaca, Gm. Of Europe, and Sterna acuflavida, Nobis, hitherto Considered Identical with S. Cantiaca

Media type: image, Bangs 1915 Description: Cabot's Types of Yucatan Birds

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Bangs 1915 Description: Cabot's Types of Yucatan Birds

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Part Condition Disposition Count
skin (dry) unchecked unknown 1 History
tissue (dry) good in collection 1 History
Remarks: muscle; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2023-02-02
subsampled by=Nina Black   determined date=2023-01-19   determined by=Nina Black  

Attribute Value Determination On
sex unknown [no agent data], Method: migration 2010-12-12
age class adult [no agent data], Method: migration 2010-12-12
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Nina Black 2023-02-02

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  • Holotype Citation: acuflavidus: Proc. Bos. Soc. Nat. Hist., 2: 257, 1847(1848) |

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  • Continent:
  • North America
  • Country:
  • Mexico
  • State/Province:
  • Yucatan
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/7005600 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • coast near Tancah
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • North America, Mexico, Yucatan, coast near Tancah
  • Georeference:
  • 20.2500000, -87.420833 (Error radius: 3036m) By: Brendan Haley on 2019-03-26 (Source: GEOLocate batch georeferencing, 2019-03-26)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Collected On:
  • 1842-04-25
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 25/4/1842
  • Collector:
  • Samuel Cabot, Jr.

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Media type: text, Ornithology 72561; 72562; 72563; 72564; 72565; 72566; 72567; 72568; 72570; 72571; 72572; 72573; 72574; 72575; 72576; 72577; 72578; 72579; 72580; 72581; 72582; 72583; 72584; 72585 Description: MCZ Ornithology Birds 071436-077385, pg.47

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Ledger page for: MCZ:Orn:72561 Description: MCZ Ornithology Birds 071436-077385, pg.47

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