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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceColorado
County/ParishBoulder Co
LocalityWhite Rocks 3 Mi E Valmont
Latitude40.031944
Longitude-105.213889
Institution CodeDmns
Collection CodeDmns
Catalog NumberZa.1216
Collected ByVogel, Beatrice R.
Date Collected1961-05-20

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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 NameDictyna coloradensis
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassArachnida
OrderAraneae
FamilyDictynidae
GenusDictyna
Specific Epithetcoloradensis
Scientific Name AuthorsChamberlin
Specimen
Identified ByVogel, Beatrice R.
Catalog NumberZA.1216
Other Catalog Numbers1999-94
Individual Count2
Sexfemale
Institution CodeDMNS
Collection CodeDMNS
Occurrence ID660d53b4-33a1-4317-ad50-a431bcb5d126
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByVogel, Beatrice R.
Date Collected1961-05-20
Verbatim Date Collected20 May 1961
Year1961
Month5
Day20
Start Day of Year140
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceColorado
CountyBoulder Co
Continentnorth america
LocalityWhite Rocks 3 mi E Valmont
Decimal Latitude40.031944
Decimal Longitude-105.213889
Verbatim CoordinatesN40 01 55 W105 12 50
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
Modified2017-06-28 15:36:18
ID451193
dcterms:referenceshttp://symbiota4.acis.ufl.edu/scan/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=451193
dwc:collectionID722da3b7-73fe-41b6-b1c9-8801accd20f3
dcterms:rightsHolderDenver Museum of Nature & Science
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