Mammal Species of the World
Entry ID: si_mnh_mammalspecies

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Summary
Abstract: The Mammal Species of the World (MSW) is a database of mammalian
taxonomy. The names are organized in a hierarchy that includes Order,
Family, Subfamily, Genus and Species. Records include the following
fields: Scientific name, Author's name, and Year described, Original
publication citation, Original name, Common name, Type species, Type
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Description: Metadata in Biological Data Profile format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Smithsonian Institution
Dataset Title: Mammal Species of the World
Dataset Release Date: 1993
Dataset Release Place: Washington, D.C.
Dataset Publisher: Smithsonian Institution
Online Resource: http://www.vertebrates.si.edu/msw/mswcfapp/msw/index.cfm
Science Keywords
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES > BIRDS Parameter Definition
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES Parameter Definition
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ISO Topic Category
Quality Species recognized in this database are limited to existing or
recently extinct species (possibly alive during the preceding 500
years); in instances where the persistence of a species is doubtful,
the comment field so indicates. Scientific names applied to
domesticated mammals, and to the natural ancestors of domesticated
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Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.mnh.si.edu/
Dataset ID: MSW

Data Center Personnel
Name: DON E. WILSON
Email: wilson.don at nmnh.si.edu
Contact Address:
National Museum of Natural History
Office of Biodiversity Programs
Smithsonian Institution
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: wilson.don at nmnh.si.edu
Contact Address:
National Museum of Natural History
Office of Biodiversity Programs
Smithsonian Institution
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Wilson, D. E., and D. M. Reeder (eds), 1993, Mammal Species of the
World, 1206 pp., Available from Smithsonian Institution Press at
1-800-782-4612, 703-435-7809, Smithsonian Institution Press,
Washington, D.C.
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-10-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-23
Future DIF Review Date: 2003-10-28
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