Mammalogy conducts research, research training and graduate education on the world's mammals – their global diversity, evolution, geography, genomics, morphology, conservation, ecology and behavior. These studies are grounded in research collections of 169,000 specimens and associated data.

The collection may be browsed online via our Specify 6 Web Portal and MaNIS.

Mammalogy at a Glance

Established: 1866
Collection Strengths: 169,000 specimens
Research Strengths:
conservation of Latin American mammals; population ecology, host-parasite relationships, and disease ecology of mammals of the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains; historical biogeography and evolution of Southeast Asian bats and insectivores; and phylogeography of Pacific Northwest mammals
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