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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishBrewster
LocalityElephant Mountain Wildlife Management Area
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number97981
Collected ByCarroll, D S Et Al; Wiggins, J S
Date Collected2002-05-18

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

The NSRL’s recent mammal collection houses more than 118,000 research specimens. Nearly 80% of these specimens are in the form of dried skin and/or skull and skeletal material preparations, while the rest are fluid-preserved specimens housed in a separate collection area. The dried skin and skeletal preparations are stored in 732 metal cabinets. These cabinets are specially designed to keep the specimens safe from UV light, dust, occasional insect pests, and other harmful agents. Every specimen is labeled with information concerning its species, sex, collector, preparator, collecting location, and other pieces of collecting data. Each specimen has also been given a catalog number and its data verified and entered into a searchable computer database. All specimens of the same species are stored together, organized by country, state, county, and finally catalog number. Groups of related species are housed in adjacent cases. As with the Genetic Resources Collection, the majority of these specimens in this collection are bar coded and a project is underway to bar code the rest to facilitate the retrieval of associated data and to reduce time and effort spent by the NSRL staff in maintaining an organized collection.

Contacts

Name Heath Garner
RoleCurator of Collections
Emailheath.garner@ttu.edu
Name Heath Garner
RoleCurator of Collections
Emailheath.garner@ttu.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameChaetodipus nelsoni
Higher ClassficationCHAETODIPUS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyHeteromyidae
GenusChaetodipus
Specific Epithetnelsoni
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number97981
PreparationsSB | skeleton | skin | skull | tissue
Sexmale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:97981
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCARROLL, D S ET AL; WIGGINS, J S
Collector Number9
Field NumberTK111612
Date Collected2002-05-18
Verbatim Date Collected5/18/2002
Year2002
Month5
Day18
Start Day of Year138
End Day of Year138
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyBrewster
Higher Geography| United States | Texas | Brewster Co | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityELEPHANT MOUNTAIN WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | TEXAS | BREWSTER CO | ELEPHANT MOUNTAIN WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA
Verbatim Coordinates13 638954 3323204
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-26
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