Occurrence record: Mammalogy:M.8502.002

PreservedSpecimen of Canis lupus | New Guinea Singing Dog recorded on 1956


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection code Australian Museum Mammalogy Collection
Catalog number M.8502.002
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:1462721; urn:catalog:AM:Mammalogy:M.8502.002
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Mammalogy:M.8502.002
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations ecatalogue.PrePrepDescription: "Whole skeleton"; ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "Dry";
Collector Sinclair, J. P
Supplied as "Sinclair, J P"
Type status holotype
Supplied as "Holotype: Canis hallstromi Meyer, 1793 : Canidae : Carnivora : Mammalia : Chordata;Holotype: Canis halstromi : Canidae : Carnivora : Mammalia : Chordata;Holotype: Canis hallstromi Troughton, 1957 : Canidae : Carnivora : Mammalia : Chordata;Holotype: Canis halstromi Troughton, 1957 : Canidae : Carnivora : Mammalia : Chordata"
Sex Male
License CC-BY
Occurrence status present
Collection code Mammalogy
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Collecting date 1956
Date precision Day
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:4001316


Scientific name Canis lupus
Supplied scientific name "Canis lupus hallstromi Troughton, 1957"
Taxon rank species
Common name New Guinea Singing Dog
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Carnivora
Family Canidae
Genus Canis
Species Canis lupus
Taxonomic issue Associated name excluded
Name match metric Higher taxon match
The match is based on the higher level classification.
Name parse type wellformed
Name according to Troughton, 1957
Accepted name usage Canis lupus hallstromi Troughton, 1957


Country Papua New Guinea
Verbatim locality Lavani Valley, Huri Duna, Southern Highlands
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Papua New Guinea, Lavani Valley, Huri Duna, Southern Highlands 1956 - 1956, Accession";

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