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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceKentucky
County/ParishJefferson
LocalityButton Mould Knob, Louisville
Latitude38.25424
Longitude-85.75941
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKumip
Catalog Number141819

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http://biodiversity.ku.edu/invertebrate-paleontology/collections

The University of Kansas invertebrate paleontology collection is ranked among the top 10 largest fossil invertebrate collections in the country and has over 850,000 fossil invertebrate and microfossil specimens from all over the world, including more than 8,200 type or figured specimens. These specimens have been used for research by paleontologists for over 120 years. The collection has taxonomic strengths in Cambrian trilobites from Antarctica and the Great Basin, United States; Upper Paleozoic invertebrates of the mid-continent; Cambrian soft-bodied faunas from Utah; Mesozoic cephalopods from the mid-continent. Research access to the collections is arranged on a case-by-case basis.

Contacts

Name Una Farrell
RoleCollection Manager
Emailufarrell@ku.edu
Name Una Farrell
RoleCollection Manager
Emailufarrell@ku.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@ku.edu
Name Bruce Lieberman
RoleCurator
Emailblieber@ku.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameRhipidomella oweni
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumBrachiopoda
ClassRhynchonellata
OrderOrthida
FamilyRhipidomellidae
GenusRhipidomella
Specific Epithetoweni
Specimen
Catalog Number141819
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUMIP
Occurrence ID2535ad6a-1ed8-11e3-bfac-90b11c41863e
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute invertebrate paleontology collection
Basis of RecordFossilSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceKentucky
CountyJefferson
Higher GeographyUnited States, Kentucky, Jefferson
ContinentNorth America
LocalityButton Mould Knob, Louisville
Decimal Latitude38.2542400
Decimal Longitude-85.7594100
Georeference ProtocolGeoreferencing Quick Reference Guide Version 2012-10-02
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters14589.0000000000
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeference RemarksCould not find locality string "Button Mould Knob", georeferenced locality as "Louisville", accepted coordinates for locality given by GeoLocate Web, adjusted uncertainty radius to locality extent.
Georeferenced ByKolis, Kayla
Georeferenced Date2016-07-18
Paleo Context
FormationNew Providence Shale
Earliest Period Or Lowest SystemMississippian
Earliest Epoch Or Lowest SeriesLower Mississippian
Earliest Age Or Lowest StageOsagean
Other
Languageen
Modified2014-09-22 10:25:28.0
ID2535ad6a-1ed8-11e3-bfac-90b11c41863e
dwc:datasetIDc33ce2f2-c3cc-43a5-a380-fe4526d63650
dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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