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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Mexico
County/ParishSierra County
LocalitySan Andres Refuge; Bennett Mts East Escarpment
Latitude33.080833
Longitude-106.646393
Institution CodeMsb
Collection CodeMammal Specimens
Catalog Number71600
Collected ByCollector(s): A. Sandoval
Date Collected1975-12-01

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The MSB Division of Mammals contains over 250,000 catalogued specimens and is among the five largest in the world. Specimens date back to the 1890's with the majority documenting the rapid environmental change that has occurred since 1950. The collection contains 16 holotypes, 6 paratypes, 1 syntype, 93 symbiotypes. Important collections integrated into the MSB include the USGS Biological Surveys collection (26,000), the UIMNH (Hoffmeister) Collection (33,000), and the Rausch Collection (4,000 specimens and parasites). Specimens range from traditional skin/skull and fluid vouchers to "holistic vouchers" containing skin, skull, post-cranial skeleton, up to seven tissue types (heart, kidney, liver, lung, spleen, muscle, blood), cell suspensions, and ecto and endo parasites. Additionally, frozen tissue samples are available for about 130,000 individual mammals and date back to the late 1970's. Serology data associated with hantavirus surveillance programs in the Americas are associated with 37,000 specimens. The MSB houses an extensive archive of field journals and catalogues that date to the 1900's and are associated with specimens held in the collection. The collections are growing rapidly through the active research programs of curators, staff, and students, and through ongoing collaborations with other institutions and governmental agencies.

Contacts

Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.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 Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Jon Dunnum
RoleCollection Manager, Mammals
Emailjldunnum@unm.edu
Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameOvis canadensis mexicana
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Artiodactyla; Bovidae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderArtiodactyla
FamilyBovidae
GenusOvis
Specific Epithetcanadensis
Infraspecific Epithetmexicana
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified Byunknown
Date Identified2005-02-15
Previous IdentificationsOvis canadensis mexicana (accepted ID) identified by unknown on 2005-02-15; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number71600
Preparationsskull
Individual Count1
Sexunknown
Institution CodeMSB
Collection CodeMammal specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:71600?seid=1537974
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): A. Sandoval
Date Collected1975-12-01
Verbatim Date Collected01-Dec-1975
Year1975
Month12
Day01
End Day of Year335
Collection Remarks1994-235. DATE LISTED AS DEC. 1975.
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceNew Mexico
CountySierra County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, New Mexico, Sierra County
ContinentNorth America
LocalitySAN ANDRES REFUGE; BENNETT MTS EAST ESCARPMENT
Verbatim LocalitySAN ANDRES REFUGE; BENNETT MTS EAST ESCARPMENT
Decimal Latitude33.080833
Decimal Longitude-106.646393
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates33.080833/-106.646393
Location According ToJaneth Davidson
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters1609.344
Geodetic DatumNorth American Datum 1927
Georeferenced ByJaneth Davidson
Georeferenced Date2003-06-18 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-08-18 17:42:27.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:71600?seid=1537974
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:71600
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=unknown
dwc:georeferenceSourcesUSGS Map
dcterms:licensehttp://arctosdb.org/home/data/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:71600
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34495
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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