MCP-Mamiferos - Coleção de Mamíferos

PUC - Pontifícia Universidade Católica
PUC-RS - Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul
Museu de Ciências e Tecnologia
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul;
Museu de Ciências e Tecnologia;
Av. Ipiranga 6681 - prédio 40
Porto Alegre - RS - Brazil

The mammal collection comprises about 1,200 specimens in alcohol or skin or skeleton from most mammal species in southern Brazil. The emphasis of the collection has been of Neotropical Cats, from which tissues have also been collected and mantained.

Online since: 02/03/2012
Last update: 05/12/2017

Number of records

Total: 1,585
Online: 1,585
Georeferenced: 134
(by municipality: 1,328)
With images: 0

Conditions for using the data

The information on database of the Mammal Collection of the Museum of Science and Technology of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (MCT-PUCRS) should be used strictly for educational, scientific and environmental management, and assigned to the MCT-PUCRS, along with the citation of the collection and their respective acronym (MCP). The MCT-PUCRS aims to maintain and provide the databases of their collections with maximal accuracy, however, gives no warranty regarding the reliability, completeness and updating of the information contained on these bases. The user must check the data before using them for any purpose mentioned above.

How to cite

Coleção de Mamíferos do Museu de Ciências e Tecnologia da PUCRS, MCP


Director or head of department:
Carlos Alberto S. de Lucena