Göttingen Zoological Museum in Germany


Göttingen Zoological Museum




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Local name Zoologische Museum der Universität Göttingen
Typemuseum

Owner
Founded1773
Address Untere Karspüle 2
Zip-code 37073
Place Göttingen
StateNiedersachsen
Region Landkreis Göttingen
Country Germany
Website Website

Directors1773–1840 Johann Friedrich Blumenbach
1840–1861 Arnold Adolph Berthold
1861–1870 Wilhelm Moritz Keferstein
1870–1873 Carl Claus
1873–1920 Ernst Ehlers
1920–1937 Alfred Kühn

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Description

Göttingen Zoological Museum, located at Untere Karspüle 2, in Göttingen, Niedersachsen, Germany , was founded in 1773.

Taxidermy specimens


Göttingen Zoological Museum has in its collection 2 elephantine taxidermy specimens with records in this database:

(Measurements of teeth and body parts follow the system described by Maglio (1973; P = plate number, L = length, W = width, H = height, LF = lamellar frequency)


    Göttingen paralectotype Mammoth Accession nr: GZG.V.010.018. Received: Göttingen paralectotype Mammoth (fossil)
    Species: Woolly Mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius)
    * Born at Europe unspecified location † Dead at Osterode am Harz
    Death: Death reason: unknown (N/A) at Osterode, Niedersachsen,
    Body, bone or dental material: molar,

    Leibniz Mammoth Accession nr: . Received: Leibniz Mammoth (fossil)
    Species: Woolly Mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius)
    * Born at Europe unspecified location † Dead at Salzgitter-Thiede
    Death: Death reason: unknown (N/A)

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Göttingen Zoological Museum in Germany Germany

References for records about Göttingen Zoological Museum

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Göttingen Zoological Museum, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=3345. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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