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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryMexico
State/ProvinceCoahuila
Locality25 Mi N E Ciudad Muzquiz Rancho La Gacha
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number88840
Collected ByMarsh, E G
Date Collected1938-08-28

From Recordset

http://www.nsrl.ttu.edu/collections/Mammals/index.htm

The NSRL’s recent mammal collection houses more than 118,000 research specimens. Nearly 80% of these specimens are in the form of dried skin and/or skull and skeletal material preparations, while the rest are fluid-preserved specimens housed in a separate collection area. The dried skin and skeletal preparations are stored in 732 metal cabinets. These cabinets are specially designed to keep the specimens safe from UV light, dust, occasional insect pests, and other harmful agents. Every specimen is labeled with information concerning its species, sex, collector, preparator, collecting location, and other pieces of collecting data. Each specimen has also been given a catalog number and its data verified and entered into a searchable computer database. All specimens of the same species are stored together, organized by country, state, county, and finally catalog number. Groups of related species are housed in adjacent cases. As with the Genetic Resources Collection, the majority of these specimens in this collection are bar coded and a project is underway to bar code the rest to facilitate the retrieval of associated data and to reduce time and effort spent by the NSRL staff in maintaining an organized collection.

Contacts

Name Heath Garner
RoleCurator of Collections
Emailheath.garner@ttu.edu
Name Heath Garner
RoleCurator of Collections
Emailheath.garner@ttu.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameDipodomys merriami merriami
Higher ClassficationDIPODOMYS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyHeteromyidae
GenusDipodomys
Specific Epithetmerriami
Infraspecific Epithetmerriami
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number88840
Other Catalog NumbersTMM-5922
PreparationsSS | skin | skull
Life Stageadult
Sexfemale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:88840
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByMARSH, E G
Collector Number208
Field NumberTK971190
Date Collected1938-08-28
Verbatim Date Collected8/28/1938
Year1938
Month8
Day28
Start Day of Year240
End Day of Year240
Locality
CountryMexico
Country CodeMX
State / ProvinceCoahuila
Higher Geography| Mexico | Coahuila | | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality25 MI N E CIUDAD MUZQUIZ RANCHO LA GACHA
Verbatim LocalityMEXICO | COAHUILA | 25 MI N E CIUDAD MUZQUIZ RANCHO LA GACHA
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
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dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
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dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
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