MCN-M - Coleção de Mastozoologia do Museu de Ciências Naturais PUC Minas

PUC - Pontifícia Universidade Católica
PUC-MINAS - Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais
Museu de Ciências Naturais
Av. Dom José Gaspar, 290, Prédio 40 - Coração
Belo Horizonte - MG - Brazil

The Mammals Collection of the MCN PUC Minas consists in approximately 3,700 specimens deposited and about 250 in preparation. The collection has a regional character, being more representative of the Cerrado biome. It has a holotype of a recently described species, Calassomys apicalis. The most of collection (Rodentia and Didelphimorphia) is prepared according to standard techniques of taxidermy, with skins and skeleton and to a lesser extent wet.

Online since: 05/06/2014
Last update: 12/07/2018

Number of records

Total: 3,820
Online: 1,733
Georeferenced: 49
(by municipality: 1,605)
With images: 0

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Claudia Guimarães Costa
Bonifácio José Teixeira