Mammals

Voucher Overview

Voucher Collection = 118,553 (as of June 2016)

Geographical Breakdown 

North America = 71.5% (85,004)

 

  • United States = 55.8% (66,261)
  • Canada = 5% (6,076)
  • Central America and the Caribbean (19 countries) = 8% (9,490)
  • Mexico = 3% (3,177)
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    Africa (33 countries) = 13% (15,513)
    South America (15 countries) = 12% (13,990)
    Asia (25 countries including seven in the Middle East) = 1.5% (1,790)
    Europe (22 countries) = 0.95% (1,117)
    Oceania = 0.02% (26)
    Australia (including Tasmania) = 0.18% (211)

     

    Taxonomic Breakdown 

    Artiodactyla = 1.4% (1,679)
    Carnivora = 3% (3,777)
    Cetacea = 0.03% (37)
    Chiroptera = 22% (26,345)
    Dasyuromorphia = 0.03% (33)
    Dermoptera = 0.002% (3)
    Didelphimorphia = 0.78% (927)
    Diprotodontia = 0.09% (111)
    Hyracoidea = 0.04% (49)
    Insectivora = 11% (13,211)
    Lagomorpha = 0.96% (1,127)
    Macroscelidea = 0.1% (119)
    Microbiotheria = 0.0009% (1)
    Monotremata = 0.01% (16)
    Peramelemorphia = 0.004% (5)
    Perissodactyla = 0.05% (56)
    Pholidota = 0.02% (27)
    Pinnipedia = 0.46% (523)
    Primates = 0.57% (671)
    Proboscidea = 0.01% (10)
    Rodentia = 59% (69,562)
    Scandentia = 0.01% (6)
    Sirenia = 0.03% (31)
    Tubulidentata = 0.002% (3)
    Xenarthra = 0.12% (135)
    Unknowns = 0.03% (39)

    Preservation Breakdown 

    Skin and skull (SS) = 52% (61,693)
    Skull only (SK) = 11.5% (13,558)
    Skin only (SO) = 1.3% (1,556)
    Skeleton only (SN) = 4.5% (5,346)
    Partial skeleton (PS) = 0.1% (155)
    Skin, skull, and body skeleton (SB) = 6.4% (7,654)
    Skin and body skeleton (KB) = 0.005% (8)
    Body skeleton (BS) = 0.008% (10)
    Cranium only (CO) = 0.10% (121)
    Skin, skull, and fluid-preserved body (SC) = 0.19% (236)
    Fluid-preserved (AL) = 16.8% (19,976)
    Fluid-preserved with skull removed (SA) = 6.4% (7,646)
    Fluid-preserved carcass (AN) = 0.03% (43)
    Body mounts (BM) = 0.26% (314)
    Head mounts (HM) = 0.04% (56)
    Other (OT) = 0.11% (139)