MCZ Special Collections 1054

Didelphis virginiana Kerr, 1792

Date Collected:

1903-03

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

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

Bremer 1904, page 68, Figured of Didelphis marsupialis Linnaeus, 1758 Fig. 2 (No. 338), Fig. 3 (behind and left), Fig. 4 (front and above), Fig. 5 (No. 303), Fig. 6, Fig 10
Minot 1905, page 514, Figured of Didelphis virginiana Kerr, 1792 Front.
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: 1613
  • previous number: HEC-618

Part Condition Disposition Count
histological serial section (histological slide) fair on loan 22 History (4)
Remarks: Series A-V; some chipped coverslips, blurred text, slightly faded stain
section fixation = Parker's fluid  
section plane = frontal  
section stain = Alum cochineal, Alum haematoxylin, Eosin  
section thickness = 10 microns  

Attribute Value Determination On
specimen length 12.5 mm [no agent data]
stage description unknown [no agent data]

  • None

  • See 921, 922, 923.; Series A-V; some chipped coverslips, blurred text, slightly faded stain

  • None

  • 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 1054 Description: Specimen Card;

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Ledger Entry for: MCZ:SC:1054 Didelphis virginiana Figured Description: Spe...

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