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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishGalveston
LocalityGalveston
Latitude29.287670000000002
Longitude-94.81341
Institution CodeDmns
Collection CodeDmns
Catalog NumberZe.35263
Collected ByGaumer, G. C.
Date Collected1966-05-28

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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 NameHabroscelimorpha dorsalis venusta
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderColeoptera
FamilyCarabidae
GenusHabroscelimorpha
Specific Epithetdorsalis
Infraspecific Epithetvenusta
Specimen
Identified ByWillis, H. L.
Date Identified1972
Catalog NumberZE.35263
Individual Count1
Life StageAdult
SexFemale
Institution CodeDMNS
Collection CodeDMNS
Occurrence IDcbea066a-0496-456b-8600-3edbefac9624
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByGaumer, G. C.
Date Collected1966-05-28
Year1966
Month5
Day28
Start Day of Year148
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyGalveston
MunicipalityGalveston
Continentnorth america
LocalityGalveston
HabitatOpen sandy beach
Decimal Latitude29.28767
Decimal Longitude-94.81341
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters8500
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByGrinter, Chris
Other
Modified2017-06-28 15:36:18
ID7145321
dwc:georeferenceSourcesGeoLocate
symbiota:recordEnteredBycgrinter
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=7145321
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