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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/ParishSan Diego
LocalityWild Animal Park
Latitude33.09679
Longitude-116.98129000000002
Institution CodeDmns
Collection CodeDmns
Catalog NumberZa.32092
Collected ByUsgs San Diego
Date Collected2010-06-14

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Worldwide in scope though with a focus on the American West, the Entomology and Arachnology collections at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science collectively comprise over 1,000,000 specimens and specimen lots. The Entomology collection contains over 950,000 specimens, with Coleoptera (750,000+ specimens) and Lepidoptera (130,000+ specimens) as primary foci. The holdings include at least 18 primary types and 150 paratypes, and dates of collection span from 1878 to the present. The dung beetle collection is the largest in the United States, and our scarab holdings are particularly strong in African as well as regional material. The Colorado Scarab Survey and the Colorado Microlepidoptera Survey, both long-term projects initiated and conducted by DMNS, are steadily growing our regional holdings and our knowledge of the Colorado fauna. The Arachnology collection, with over 55,000 vials of specimens and specimen lots, is the sixth largest in the United States. Holdings are particularly strong in Colorado species and in Solifugae, with 13 primary types and 65 paratypes. The Colorado Spider Survey, initiated at DMNS and now in its 16th year, has vastly expanded our knowledge of the Colorado spider fauna. At the end of 2014, the Entomology collection moved to a new, state-of-the-art collections facility in the south wing of the museum; the Arachnology collection will be moving to the new facility in 2016.

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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
Name Dr. Frank Krell or Dr. Paula Cushing
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Emailfrank.krell@dmns.org; paula.cushing@dmns.org
Name Neil
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Name Dr. Frank Krell or Dr. Paula Cushing
RoleCollection Manager
Emailfrank.krell@dmns.org; paula.cushing@dmns.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameVaejovis puritanus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassArachnida
OrderScorpiones
FamilyVaejovidae
GenusVaejovis
Specific Epithetpuritanus
Scientific Name AuthorsGertsch, 1958
Specimen
Identified BySissom, W. David
Date Identified2013
Catalog NumberZA.32092
Other Catalog Numbers2013-160
Individual Count1
Institution CodeDMNS
Collection CodeDMNS
Occurrence IDbdf60634-22d3-4a5a-8742-385d0b8b55cd
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByUSGS San Diego
Collector NumberASID3458288458
Field NumberWPR10-5
Date Collected2010-06-14
Verbatim Date Collected2010-06-18
Year2010
Month6
Day14
Start Day of Year40343
End Day of Year40347
Sampling ProtocolPitfall Trap Array 11
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceCalifornia
CountySan Diego
Continentnorth america
LocalityWild Animal Park
Decimal Latitude33.09679
Decimal Longitude-116.98129
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
Modified2017-07-05 10:14:22
ID6949655
dcterms:referenceshttp://symbiota4.acis.ufl.edu/scan/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=6949655
dwc:collectionID722da3b7-73fe-41b6-b1c9-8801accd20f3
dcterms:rightsHolderDenver Museum of Nature & Science
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