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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishEl Paso
LocalityW Slope Of Mts, Ca. 3.7 Km (air) Ne Jct Ihy 10 & Mesa Rd, 1/4 Mi. Ne End Of Westwind St, In Large Arroyo (31 Deg 51'20"n, 106 Deg 32'35"w) Ca. 4200 Ft; Franklin Mts
Latitude31.861855299545272
Longitude-106.54259468988175
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-13787
Collected ByLieb, Cs (worthington, Rd) 7890
Date Collected1990-08-12

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The UTEP Biodiversity Collections originated as departmental teaching and research collections in the early 1960s. Between the mid-1960s and the early 1970s, the collections were formalized under the name Museum of Arid Land Biology (acronym MALB). In 1976, organizational changes instituted by the university resulted in the renaming of the collections and associated activities as the Laboratory for Environmental Biology (acronym UTEP, though locally called the "LEB"). In July of 1993, the Laboratory became associated with the University of Texas at El Paso's Centennial Museum through a memorandum of understanding.

Some 160,000 curated specimens form the base for research by Centennial Museum personnel and faculty curators; by graduate and undergraduate students from the University of Texas at El Paso; and, through loans and visitation, graduate students and professionals from other institutions. The name was changed to UTEP Biodiversity Collections in August of 2012.

Collections primarily are of modern amphibians, reptiles, and birds as well as fossil vertebrates (amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals). The collections have a regional emphasis, but also contain material from outside the Southwest, particularly from Mexico. The research collections are maintained in the Biology Building.

Contacts

Name Teresa Mayfield
RoleManager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
Emailtmayfield@utep.edu
Name Teresa Mayfield
RoleManager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
Emailtmayfield@utep.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Arthur Harris
RoleCurator of the Paleobiology collection
Emailaharris@utep.edu
Name Carl Lieb
RoleCo-Curator of the Herpetology Collection
Emailclieb@utep.edu
Name Philip Lavretsky
RoleCurator of Ornithology
Emailplavretsky@utep.edu
Name Teresa Mayfield
RoleManager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
Emailtmayfield@utep.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameSalvadora deserticola
Higher ClassficationReptilia | Squamata | Colubridae | SALVADORA
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyColubridae
GenusSalvadora
Specific Epithetdeserticola
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameBig Bend Patchnose Snake
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-13787
Preparationsalcoholic | tissue
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-13787
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByLIEB, CS (WORTHINGTON, RD) 7890
Date Collected1990-08-12
Year1990
Month8
Day12
Start Day of Year224
End Day of Year224
Collection RemarksMALE 600 + 155MM WT = 47.2G HLMK TISSUES REMOVED/FROZEN
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyEl Paso
Higher Geography| USA | TEXAS | EL PASO CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityW SLOPE OF MTS, CA. 3.7 KM (AIR) NE JCT IHY 10 & MESA RD, 1/4 MI. NE END OF WESTWIND ST, IN LARGE ARROYO (31 DEG 51'20"N, 106 DEG 32'35"W) CA. 4200 FT; FRANKLIN MTS
Verbatim LocalityUSA | TEXAS | EL PASO CO | W SLOPE OF MTS, CA. 3.7 KM (AIR) NE JCT IHY 10 & MESA RD, 1/4 MI. NE END OF WESTWIND ST, IN LARGE ARROYO (31 DEG 51'20"N, 106 DEG 32'35"W) CA. 4200 FT
Decimal Latitude31.86175
Decimal Longitude-106.54205
Verbatim LatitudeN31D 51.7'
Verbatim LongitudeW106D 32.5'
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters436
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference Remarksgeoref uses a by-air offset from the intersection indicated to intercept the indicated arroyo; extent adjusted to include likely collecting area (CSL); The "end" of Westwind Street has since been moved considerably further north by suburban development projects
Georeferenced ByCS Lieb (UTEP)
Georeferenced Date7/24/2012
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-13787
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-13787
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34876
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesUSGS 1:24,000 Smeltertown Quad (1994)
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees decimal minutes
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