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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceOklahoma
County/ParishCotton
Locality3 Mi. W Temple, Along West Cache Creek; West Cache Creek/red River Drainage
Latitude34.275
Longitude-98.2933333
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-15207
Collected ByCarter, Wa, Tyler, Jd, Heacock, K 2579
Date Collected1969-08-19

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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 NameAgkistrodon piscivorus
Higher ClassficationReptilia | Squamata | Crotalinae (Viperidae) | AGKISTRODON
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyViperidae
GenusAgkistrodon
Specific Epithetpiscivorus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameCottonmouth
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-15207
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-15207
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCARTER, WA, TYLER, JD, HEACOCK, K 2579
Date Collected1969-08-19
Year1969
Month8
Day19
Start Day of Year231
End Day of Year231
Collection RemarksSEE COMMENT UNDER 15204
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceOklahoma
CountyCotton
Higher Geography| USA | OKLAHOMA | COTTON CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality3 MI. W TEMPLE, ALONG WEST CACHE CREEK; WEST CACHE CREEK/RED RIVER DRAINAGE
Verbatim LocalityUSA | OKLAHOMA | COTTON CO | 3 MI. W TEMPLE, ALONG WEST CACHE CREEK
Decimal Latitude34.275
Decimal Longitude-98.2933333
Verbatim LatitudeN34D 16.5'
Verbatim LongitudeW098D 17.6'
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-15207
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-15207
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34876
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
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