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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceColorado
County/ParishJefferson Co
LocalityDinosaur Ridge
Latitude39.669167
Longitude-105.192222
Institution CodeDmns
Collection CodeDmns
Catalog NumberZa.8089
Collected ByMorrison, Buzz
Date Collected2002-05-13

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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 NameDrassyllus dromeus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassArachnida
OrderAraneae
FamilyGnaphosidae
GenusDrassyllus
Specific Epithetdromeus
Scientific Name AuthorsChamberlin
Specimen
Identified BySlowik, Jozef
Date Identified2005
Catalog NumberZA.8089
Other Catalog Numbers2002-19
Individual Count1
Life Stageadult
Sexmale
Institution CodeDMNS
Collection CodeDMNS
Occurrence ID79e80691-8abd-4bfd-8778-a6b782731e0f
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByMorrison, Buzz
Date Collected2002-05-13
Verbatim Date Collected13 May 2002
Year2002
Month5
Day13
Start Day of Year133
Collection Remarks17 , 18
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceColorado
CountyJefferson Co
Continentnorth america
LocalityDinosaur Ridge
HabitatPlains Life Zone
Decimal Latitude39.669167
Decimal Longitude-105.192222
Minimum Elevation in Meters1814
Verbatim Elevation5952 ft
Verbatim CoordinatesN 39 40 09 W 105 11 32
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
Modified2017-06-28 15:36:18
ID476561
dwc:collectionID722da3b7-73fe-41b6-b1c9-8801accd20f3
dcterms:rightsHolderDenver Museum of Nature & Science
dcterms:referenceshttp://symbiota4.acis.ufl.edu/scan/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=476561
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