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University of California Museum of Paleontology: Vertebrate Collection
The University of California Museum of Paleontology (UCMP) Vertebrate Collection contains thousands of specimens of vertebrate fossils from the Devonian to the Recent and from localities around the globe. Particularly unique holdings of the museum include collections of Triassic vertebrates from western North America, Cretaceous dinosaurs and mammals from Montana and Wyoming, Paleocene through Pleistocene mammals from the western United States, the original material from the Rancho La Brea tar pits, Tertiary Australian marsupials, Miocene faunas of Colombia, and Pleistocene cave faunas of South Africa. The collection is searchable by specimen number, family, genus, and species, or by location and/or geologic age. It is also browseable by class. Photos are available online for some specimens.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Paleontology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1994-2007 by the Regents of the University of California, all rights reserved. All materials appearing on the UCMP Web Server (WWW.UCMP.BERKELEY.EDU) may not be reproduced or stored in a retrieval system without prior written permission of the publisher and in no case for profit.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-005-063
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'University of California Museum of Paleontology Collections (title provided or enhanced by cataloger)'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: University of California Museum of Paleontology
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/index.php

Contact: Pat Holroyd
Vertebrate Collections
University of California Museum of Paleontology