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Specimen Record

CountryUnited States
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeTtu-z
Catalog NumberTtu-z_005856

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http://www.nsrl.ttu.edu/collections/Invertebrates/index.htm

The Invertebrate Zoology collection (TTU-Z) of the Museum of Texas Tech University is international in scope with an emphasis on arthropods from semi-arid and arid lands, especially from North America. The collection consists primarily of insects, arachnids, and crustaceans. The pinned collection contains over 3,200 genera and 7,500 identified species. These counts are underestimated because they were made over a decade ago and the majority of the collection holdings have not been identified nor cataloged. The estimated minimal numbers are: Pinned Insects about 1 million individuals, Med/Vet Zoology about 75,000, Arachnids under 50,000, Miscellaneous groups under 1,000. At least 3 million specimens are retained as sealed, bulk specimens. These samples are mostly cataloged and are being split and labeled as time permits (motivated by researchers’ needs). There are currently slightly more than 800 type specimens (mostly paratypes) in the collection.

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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
Namenone
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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
Name James Cokendolpher
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Emailjames.cokendolpher@ttu.edu
Name Neil
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Name James Cokendolpher
RoleCollection Manager
Emailjames.cokendolpher@ttu.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NamePogonomyrmex rugosus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderHymenoptera
FamilyFormicidae
GenusPogonomyrmex
Specific Epithetrugosus
Scientific Name AuthorsEmery, 1895
Specimen
Identified ByFranck W. Merickel
Catalog NumberTTU-Z_005856
Other Catalog NumbersTTU1997-058
Preparations70% ethanol
Individual Count50
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeTTU-Z
Occurrence IDTTU-Z_005856
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Sampling Protocol70% ethanol
Locality
CountryUSA
Other
Modified2015-01-08 00:00:00
ID908976
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://symbiota4.acis.ufl.edu/scan/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=908976
dwc:collectionIDd4e788b4-5d52-47a3-873e-227c6df49c7b
dcterms:rightsHolderMuseum of Texas Tech University
dcterms:accessRightsCC BY-NC (Attribution-Non-Commercial)
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