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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishWinkler
Locality10 Mi Ne Kermit
Latitude31.9669991
Longitude-102.9729996
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number11998
Collected ByJordan And Williams; Berry, D L
Date Collected1969-03-22

From Recordset

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 NameGeomys bursarius major
Higher ClassficationGEOMYS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyGeomyidae
GenusGeomys
Specific Epithetbursarius
Infraspecific Epithetmajor
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number11998
PreparationsSN | skeleton | skull
Sexmale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:11998
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByJORDAN AND WILLIAMS; BERRY, D L
Collector Number447
Field NumberTK947
Date Collected1969-03-22
Verbatim Date Collected3/22/1969
Year1969
Month3
Day22
Start Day of Year81
End Day of Year81
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyWinkler
Higher Geography| UNITED STATES | TEXAS | WINKLER CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality10 MI NE KERMIT
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | TEXAS | WINKLER CO | 10 MI NE KERMIT
Decimal Latitude31.9669991
Decimal Longitude-102.9729996
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates13 691591 3538391
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByMia Hwang (TTU)
Georeferenced Date3/3/2003
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:11998
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/ttu/mammals?id=11998
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesTopozone.com
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34902
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemUTM
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