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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishReeves
LocalityDor County Rd 319 (to Balmorhea Lake), 0.2 Rd Mi. Nw Jct With North Lake Drive [gps: 30 Deg 58.399'n, 103 Deg 43.183'w, Elev. 3242 Ft, Acc. = 10 Ft]
Latitude30.973319999999998
Longitude-103.71972
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-20750
Collected ByLieb, Cs 9487
Date Collected2013-08-09

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http://museum.utep.edu

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 NameMasticophis flagellum
Higher ClassficationReptilia | Squamata | Colubrinae (Colubridae) | MASTICOPHIS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyColubridae
GenusMasticophis
Specific Epithetflagellum
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameCoachwhip
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-20750
Preparationsalcoholic | tissue
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-20750
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByLIEB, CS 9487
Date Collected2013-08-09
Year2013
Month8
Day9
Start Day of Year221
End Day of Year221
Collection Remarks297 + 93MM; HEART & LIVER TISSUE SAMPLES SAVED IN ETOH
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyReeves
Higher Geography| USA | TEXAS | REEVES CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityDOR COUNTY RD 319 (TO BALMORHEA LAKE), 0.2 RD MI. NW JCT WITH NORTH LAKE DRIVE [GPS: 30 DEG 58.399'N, 103 DEG 43.183'W, ELEV. 3242 FT, ACC. = 10 FT]
Verbatim LocalityUSA | TEXAS | REEVES CO | DOR COUNTY RD 319 (TO BALMORHEA LAKE), 0.2 RD MI. NW JCT WITH NORTH LAKE DRIVE [GPS: 30 DEG 58.399'N, 103 DEG 43.183'W, ELEV. 3242 FT, ACC. = 10 FT]
Decimal Latitude30.97332
Decimal Longitude-103.71972
Verbatim LatitudeN30D 58.40'
Verbatim LongitudeW103D 43.18'
Maximum Elevation in Meters988.16
Minimum Elevation in Meters988.16
Verbatim Elevation3242 FT (GPS)
Verbatim Coordinates13 622262 E 3427348 N
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters5
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeference RemarksGPS measurement accuracy = 10 ft
Georeferenced BySR Levin (UTEP)
Georeferenced Date8/23/2013
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-20750
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-20750
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34876
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesGPS
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees decimal minutes
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