COUFMT - Coleção de Ornitologia da Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso

UFMT - Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso
Instituto de Biociências
Av. Fernando Correa da Costa nº 2367 - Boa Esperança
Cuiabá - MT - Brazil

The Ornithology Collection of UFMT comprises the largest and most complete bird collection in Midwest Brazil, having started in 1983, then with a regional scope. Presently it continues to be a reference for regional biodiversity, with ample representation of the avifauna of Mato Grosso, however it also has collections from neighboring states and even from other regions of Brazil, with more than 700 species represented. It currently has 5600+ accessioned specimens, the vast majority being study skins, in addition to more than 3000 tissue samples associated with the specimens.

Online since: 29/05/2012
Last update: 18/12/2012

Number of records

Total: 3,021
Online: 23
Georeferenced: 0
(by municipality: 21)
With images: 0

Conditions for using the data

The use of data collection that is specific for scientific purposes. It is prohibited to use for any other purpose. Researchers and their institutions are responsible for the proper use of the data can not be redistributed without the prior permission of the person responsible for collection.

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Coleção de Ornitologia da Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso, Cuiabá (UFMT)


Director or head of department:
Paulo Cesar Venere
João Batista de Pinho
Vítor de Queiroz Piacentini