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MCZ Ornithology 75663

Sterna hirundinacea

Syntype of Sterna antarctica

Date Collected:

1838-00-00/1842-00-00

South America: Chile: Magallanes y de la Antartica Chilena Region | Cabo de Hornos [=Cape Horn]

Current Identification
Animalia Chordata Vertebrata Aves Neornithes Charadriiformes Lari Laridae
Determiner: [no agent data]
Nature of ID: legacy
Previous Identification
Animalia Chordata Vertebrata Aves Neornithes Charadriiformes Lari Laridae
Determiner: Titian R. Peale in 1848
Nature of ID: type ID

Media type: text, Peale, T. R. 1848 Description: United States Exploring Expedition: 8: Mammalia and ornithology

(Media Record)(media file)

Peale, T. R. 1848 Description: United States Exploring Expedition: 8: Mammalia and ornithology

  • previous number: 15699

Part Condition Disposition Count
skin (dry) unchecked unknown 1 History
skin (mounted) unchecked unknown 1 History
tissue (dry) good in collection 1 History
Remarks: toe pad; 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 unknown [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

  • None

  • Preparation Description: remade from mounted skin | Type: Sterna hirundinacea Peale, U.S. Expl. Exped., 1848, p. 280. | COMMENTS: catalog card reads "cotype of Sterna antarctica Peale, U.S. Expl. Exped. Bds., 1848, p. 280". July 2008- KSW | Received from Boston Society of Natural History; originally obtained during the U.S. Exploring Expedition |

  • None

  • Continent:
  • South America
  • Country:
  • Chile
  • State/Province:
  • Magallanes y de la Antartica Chilena Region
  • Specific Locality:
  • Cabo de Hornos [=Cape Horn]
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • South America, Chile, Magallanes, Cabo de Hornos [=Cape Horn]
  • Locality Remarks:
  • possibly Orange Bay
  • Georeference:
  • -55.983333, -67.266667 (Error radius: 602m) By: Brendan Haley on 2019-03-26 (Source: GEOLocate batch georeferencing, 2019-03-26)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1838 / 1842
  • Verbatim Date:
  • [no verbatim date data]
  • Collecting Event Remarks:
  • Date range that of U.S. Exploring Expedition
  • Collector:
  • Titian R. Peale

  • None

Media type: text, Ornithology 75661; 75662; 75663; 75664; 75665; 75666; 75667; 75668; 75669; 75670; 75671; 75672; 75673; 75674; 75675; 75676; 75677; 75678; 75679; 75680; 75681; 75682; 75683; 75684; 75685 Description: MCZ Ornithology Birds 071436-077385, pg.172

(Media Record)(media file)

Ledger page for: MCZ:Orn:75661 Description: MCZ Ornithology Birds 071436-077385, pg.172

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