SUI Vertebrate Collection

Project name: Global Biodiversity Information Facility datasets

Dataset summary : Ornithology: More than 31,000 birds (study skins or mounted), eggs, and nests. In 2015-2017 we are reorganizing and rehousing the entire collection under a National Science Foundation CSBR grant. Mammalogy: More than 5,000 study skins, skulls, skeletons, fluid-preserved specimens, and mounted specimens. Our collection includes specimens collected by John Bowles which were transferred from Central College. Other vertebrates: A small number of reptiles, fish, and amphibians.