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Record: oai:ARNO:210795

AuthorF.D. Steinheimer
TitleThe whereabouts of pre-nineteenth century bird specimens
JournalZoologische Mededelingen
Volume79-3
Year2005
Pages45-67
ISSN00240672
Keywordspre-nineteenth century bird specimens; whereabouts of collections; importance of old collections
AbstractThe paper lists the whereabouts of surviving pre-nineteenth century bird collections containing altogether about 1500-3000 specimens. They are found in more than 50 institutions world-wide, with Berlin, Leiden, Paris, Stockholm, Tring and Vienna museums each holding more than 200 bird specimens from this period. The relevance of these collections for taxonomy and nomenclature is briefly discussed.
Classification42.83
Document typearticle
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