Reference Collection of Mammals from Sian Ka’an, Quintana Roo, Mexico (ECOSUR-CH)

Museum of Zoology
El Colegio de la Frontera Sur - Chetumal
Av. Centenario km 5.5
77000 Chetumal, Quintana Roo
Phone: (983) 835 0440
Fax (983) 835 0454

M.C. Carmen Pozo de la Tijera
Department of Terrestrial Ecology and Systematics
Phone: (983) 835 0440 ext 4301

The Mastozoologic Collection of the Museum of Zoology is represented by samples from the southern and central zone of Quintana Roo, including the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve, as well as the Cancun-Tulum Tourist Corridor and the Island of Cozumel in the northern zone of the State. It also has samples from the state of Campeche, including the Calakmul Biosphere Reserve, the Hampolol Biological Station and the Biosphere Reserve Los Petenes.

The database of the Collection of Reference of Mammals of Sian Ka’an, has 472 samples, corresponding to 25 families, 57 genera and 71 species and pertains to the SNIB.

Museum of Zoology

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