MCZ Special Collections 1053

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

Minot 1905, page 514, Figured of Didelphis virginiana Kerr, 1792 Front.
McClure 1906, page 165, Figured of Didelphis Linnaeus, 1758 Trans., Plate IV Fig. 49 (Sec. 244), Fig. 50 (Sec. 214), Fig. 51 (Sec. 199), Fig. 52 (Sec. 197),
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: 1610
  • previous number: HEC-617

Part Condition Disposition Count
histological serial section (histological slide) fair on loan 22 History (4)
Remarks: Series A-V; stain very faded, blurred text, V coverslip chipped. Accompanied by slip of paper reading "Cover glass broken slightly Slide T Series 617 2nd Section H.E.C. Jan 24th."
section fixation = Parker's fluid  
section plane = frontal  
section stain = Alum cochineal, Mallory's triple connective tissue stain  
section thickness = 10 microns  

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  • See 921, 922, 923.; Series A-V; stain very faded, blurred text, V coverslip chipped. Accompanied by slip of paper reading 'Cover glass broken slightly Slide T Series 617 2nd Section H.E.C. Jan 24th.'

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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 1053 Description: Specimen Card;

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Ledger Entry for: MCZ:SC:1053 Didelphis virginiana Figured Description: Spe...

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