MCZ Special Collections 1151

Didelphis virginiana Kerr, 1792

Date Collected:

1904-01

[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

Media type: text; Minot 1905 Description: Link to Article - gov. access;

(Media Record) (Related) (File)

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

  • other number: 1607
  • previous number: HEC-718

Part Condition Disposition Count
histological serial section (histological slide) poor on loan 5 History (4)
Remarks: Series A-E; blurred text, C slide badly damaged and repaired. Accompanied by two small slips of paper both reading "Ext. nares."
section fixation = Perenyi's fluid  
section plane = sagittal  
section stain = Alum cochineal, Eosin  
section thickness = 10 microns  

Attribute Value Determination On
specimen length 8 mm [no agent data]
stage description embryo; 8.0 mm. (8.5 mm. alive) [no agent data]

  • None

  • Drawing 718. Preserved in Perenyi. Did not stain well in toto. Stained on slide with both cochineal (3hrs.) and eosine.; Series A-E; blurred text, C slide badly damaged and repaired. Accompanied by two small slips of paper both reading 'Ext. nares.'

  • 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:
  • 1904-01-01 / 1904-01-31
  • Verbatim Date:
  • Prepared:1904-I
  • Collector:
  • None

Media type: text; Special Collections 1151 Description: Specimen Card;

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Ledger Entry for: MCZ:SC:1151 Didelphis virginiana Voucher Description: Spe...

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