MCZ Special Collections 1050

Didelphis virginiana Kerr, 1792

Date Collected:

1903-03

[no higher geography data] | [no specific locality data]

Current Identification
Animalia Chordata Vertebrata Tetrapoda Mammalia Didelphimorphia Didelphidae
Common Name(s): Tlacuache norteño; Virginia Opossum; opossum d'Amérique
Determiner: [no agent data]
Nature of ID: legacy
Remarks: Opossum

Bremer 1904, page 67, Figured of Didelphis marsupialis Linnaeus, 1758 Fig. 1 (No. 305)
Minot 1905, page 514, Figured of Didelphis virginiana Kerr, 1792 Trans.
McClure 1906, page 165, Figured of Didelphis Linnaeus, 1758 Trans. Plate III Fig. 43 ( Sec. 293), Fig. 44 (Sec. 350), Plate IV Fig. 45 (Sec. 368), Fig. 46 (Sec. 505), Fig. 47 (Sec. 502), Fig. 48 (Sec. 521); also on page 226
Media type: text; Minot 1905 Description: Link to Article - gov. access;

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Shows Publication: Minot 1905 Description: Link to Article - gov. access

  • other number: 1608
  • previous number: HEC-614

Part Condition Disposition Count
histological serial section (histological slide) good on loan 11 History (5)
Remarks: Series A-L; text slightly blurred, stain slightly faded. Accompanied by slip of paper reading "Jacobson's Organ."
section fixation = [no fixation data]  
section plane = transverse  
section stain = Alum cochineal, Safranin  
section thickness = 12 microns  
histological serial section (histological slide) good on loan 1 History
Remarks: This part added to represent the specimen in this container. Count not necessarily accurate.
section fixation = [no fixation data]  
section plane = transverse  
section stain = Alum cochineal, Safranin  
section thickness = 12 microns  

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  • Drawing 614.; Series A-L; text slightly blurred, stain slightly faded. Accompanied by slip of paper reading 'Jacobson's Organ.'

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  • Continent:
  • [no higher geography data]
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • [no sovereign nation data]
  • Specific Locality:
  • [no specific locality data]
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • [no verbatim locality data]
  • Locality Remarks:
  • Generic '[no specific locality data]' record. *PLEASE DO NOT EDIT*
  • Collecting Method:
  • unknown
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1903-03-01 / 1903-03-31
  • Verbatim Date:
  • Prepared:1903-III
  • Collector:
  • None

Media type: text; Special Collections 1050 Description: Specimen Card;

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Ledger Entry for: MCZ:SC:1050 Didelphis virginiana Figured Description: Spe...

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