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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceArizona
County/ParishSanta Cruz
LocalityE Of Sonoita, Elgin Rd At Jct With Sthy 83
Latitude31.65895025386739
Longitude-110.60478626203727
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-12865
Collected ByMay, Cj 3627
Date Collected1975-08-03

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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 NameAspidoscelis uniparens
Higher ClassficationReptilia | Squamata | Teiidae | ASPIDOSCELIS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyTeiidae
GenusAspidoscelis
Specific Epithetuniparens
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameDesert Grassland Whiptail
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-12865
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-12865
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByMAY, CJ 3627
Date Collected1975-08-03
Year1975
Month8
Day3
Start Day of Year215
End Day of Year215
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceArizona
CountySanta Cruz
Higher Geography| USA | ARIZONA | SANTA CRUZ CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityE OF SONOITA, ELGIN RD AT JCT WITH STHY 83
Verbatim LocalityUSA | ARIZONA | SANTA CRUZ CO | E OF SONOITA, ELGIN RD AT JCT WITH STHY 83
Decimal Latitude31.65886
Decimal Longitude-110.60415
Verbatim LatitudeN31D 39.53'
Verbatim LongitudeW110D 36.25'
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters53
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference Remarksgeoref at indicated road jct; jct is with Elgin Road proper, not "Lower Elgin Road" which intersects StHwy 83 to the north
Georeferenced ByCS Lieb (UTEP)
Georeferenced Date10/3/2011
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
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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 Elgin Quad (1978)
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees decimal minutes
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