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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryBotswana
State/ProvinceNorth-west
LocalityKoanaka Hills (nkumsta Hills), 150 Km W Of Tsao
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number114267
Collected ByLewis, P J; Mcdonough, M M
Date Collected2008-06-27

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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 NameMastomys couchi
Higher ClassficationMASTOMYS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyMuridae
GenusMastomys
Specific Epithetcouchi
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number114267
PreparationsSB | skeleton | skin | skull | tissue
Sexfemale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:114267
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByLEWIS, P J; MCDONOUGH, M M
Collector Number158
Field NumberTK154644
Date Collected2008-06-27
Verbatim Date Collected6/27/2008
Year2008
Month6
Day27
Start Day of Year179
End Day of Year179
Locality
CountryBotswana
Country CodeBW
State / ProvinceNorth-West
Higher Geography| Botswana | Ngamiland | | | | |
ContinentAfrica
LocalityKOANAKA HILLS (NKUMSTA HILLS), 150 KM W OF TSAO
Verbatim LocalityBOTSWANA | NGAMILAND | KOANAKA HILLS (NKUMSTA HILLS), 150 KM W OF TSAO
Verbatim Elevation1028
Verbatim Coordinates34 520704 7772058
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-26
IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:114267
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dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
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dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemUTM
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