fauna database

Brigham Young University Mammal Collection (MLB-Mammal)

Geographic representation: Emphasis in the Great Basin (especially Utah and Nevada) and Mexico.

Accredited by the American Society of Mammalogists (1991)

The collection includes skins, skulls, skeleton, tissue slides, paraffin tissue blocks, and trophies. It also houses the collection that was formerly at Utah State University as well as a portion of the University of Illinois Museum of Natural History collection (specimens from Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Washington, Wyoming and Mexico).
Contact: Duke S. Rogers - Curator of Mammals (Duke_Rogers@byu.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 27 February 2012
Usage Rights: default policy
Collection Statistics:
  • 2,577 specimen records
  • 2,577 (100%) georeferenced
  • 2,532 (98%) identified to species
  • 15 families
  • 26 genera
  • 44 species
  • 44 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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