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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishJeff Davis
Locality5 Mi Nw Of Ft. Davis
Latitude30.67572
Longitude-104.08447
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeTtu-z
Catalog NumberTtu-z_063660
Collected ByR.w. Sites
Date Collected1988-07-16

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The Invertebrate Zoology collection (TTU-Z) of the Museum of Texas Tech University is international in scope with an emphasis on arthropods from semi-arid and arid lands, especially from North America. The collection consists primarily of insects, arachnids, and crustaceans. The pinned collection contains over 3,200 genera and 7,500 identified species. These counts are underestimated because they were made over a decade ago and the majority of the collection holdings have not been identified nor cataloged. The estimated minimal numbers are: Pinned Insects about 1 million individuals, Med/Vet Zoology about 75,000, Arachnids under 50,000, Miscellaneous groups under 1,000. At least 3 million specimens are retained as sealed, bulk specimens. These samples are mostly cataloged and are being split and labeled as time permits (motivated by researchers’ needs). There are currently slightly more than 800 type specimens (mostly paratypes) in the collection.

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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
Namenone
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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
Name James Cokendolpher
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Emailjames.cokendolpher@ttu.edu
Name Neil
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Name James Cokendolpher
RoleCollection Manager
Emailjames.cokendolpher@ttu.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameCarabidae
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderColeoptera
FamilyCarabidae
Scientific Name AuthorsLatreille, 1802
Specimen
Catalog NumberTTU-Z_063660
Other Catalog NumbersTTU1997-058
Preparationsdry pinned
Individual Count1
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeTTU-Z
Occurrence IDTTU-Z_063660
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByR.W. Sites
Collector Number63660
Date Collected1988-07-16
Verbatim Date Collected16-Jul-88
Year1988
Month7
Day16
Start Day of Year198
Sampling Protocolmercury vapor light
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyJeff Davis
Continentnorth america
Locality5 mi NW of Ft. Davis
Decimal Latitude30.67572
Decimal Longitude-104.08447
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByAlex Gregg
Other
Modified2014-07-14 00:00:00
ID919940
dwc:georeferenceSourcesgeoref batch tool 2014-03-03
dcterms:referenceshttp://symbiota4.acis.ufl.edu/scan/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=919940
symbiota:recordEnteredByalex.gregg
dwc:collectionIDd4e788b4-5d52-47a3-873e-227c6df49c7b
dcterms:rightsHolderMuseum of Texas Tech University
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusreviewed - high confidence
dcterms:accessRightsCC BY-NC (Attribution-Non-Commercial)
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