Sammlungen

Sammlungen

Section Mammalogy

The collection of mammals consists of about 40.000 specimens (estimated). Following groups with all available locality and collector’s data are recorded digitally: Afrosoricida, Erinaceomorpha, Soricomorpha, Carnivora, Chiroptera (excluding Pteropodidae), Rodentia (excluding Hystricognathi), Proboscidea, Perrisodactyla. A total of 24,000 specimens are recorded in the database.

The following orders are represented especially numerous:

  • Primates (list of types)
  • Carnivora,
  • Perissodactyla,
  • Artiodactyla
  • und Rodentia

Geographical main emphasis is on: Bavaria, Caucasus, Thailand, Borneo, Sumatra, Nepal, Tien Shan, Tanzania, Namibia und Argentina (Gran Chaco region).

General accounts concerning the history and the stock of the mammal collections see: KRAFT, R. (1992). Die Sektion Säugetiere der Zoologischen Staatssammlung München. – Spixiana Suppl. 17 : 138-153. [The Section Mammalia of the Bavarian State Collection of Zoology].

The type collection include – among others- numerous specimens cited in the publications of Johann Andreas WAGNER, but also specimens with undeclared type status.

Typenkataloge

Type specimens of Primates

Section Mammalogy

Typenkataloge

Type specimens of Primates

Section Mammalogy