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Skull, mandible and various bones of a Brown Rat (Rattus norvegicus). Collected at Plumstead Rubbish Dump, Plumstead Marshes. The specimen was shot, and subsequently devoured by other rats.

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Skull, mandible and various bones of a Brown Rat (Rattus norvegicus).


Brown Rat (Rattus norvegicus)
Natural History

1 item (description level: whole)

Broad category
Natural History: Zoology, Mammals
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  Rattus norvegicus
scientific name (Horniman taxonomy):  Rattus norvegicus
previous specimen name:  Mus norvegicus
catalogue title:  Brown Rat
common name:  Brown Rat

Cooper, John
Additional collector information
collector:   Cooper, John 
Place collected
Plumstead, London, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place collected information
collected:  Plumstead (London) 
Date collected
20 July 1960
Additional date information
date collected:  20 July 1960 

Specimen form
skeletal material
Additional specimen form information
material: skeletal material (overall)

Cooper Collection
previous owner:  Cooper, John  1960-07-20 - Undefined
vendor:  Baldwin, Stuart A.  Undefined - 1974-03-06

Related subjects
material:    skeletal material 

Record created 2007-05-03 by MRILEY
Record last updated 2018-02-27 by XGVIEWS

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