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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishBrewster
LocalityMarathon
Latitude30.205169
Longitude-103.24462
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeTtu-z
Catalog NumberTtu-z_103033
Collected ByS. Williams

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

The Invertebrate Zoology collection (TTU-Z) of the Museum of Texas Tech University is international in scope with an emphasis on arthropods from semi-arid and arid lands, especially from North America. The collection consists primarily of insects, arachnids, and crustaceans. The pinned collection contains over 3,200 genera and 7,500 identified species. These counts are underestimated because they were made over a decade ago and the majority of the collection holdings have not been identified nor cataloged. The estimated minimal numbers are: Pinned Insects about 1 million individuals, Med/Vet Zoology about 75,000, Arachnids under 50,000, Miscellaneous groups under 1,000. At least 3 million specimens are retained as sealed, bulk specimens. These samples are mostly cataloged and are being split and labeled as time permits (motivated by researchers’ needs). There are currently slightly more than 800 type specimens (mostly paratypes) in the collection.

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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
Namenone
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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
Name James Cokendolpher
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Emailjames.cokendolpher@ttu.edu
Name Neil
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Name James Cokendolpher
RoleCollection Manager
Emailjames.cokendolpher@ttu.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameEchidnophaga gallinacea
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumarthropoda
Classinsecta
Ordersiphonaptera
FamilyHectopsyllidae
GenusEchidnophaga
Specific Epithetgallinacea
Scientific Name Authors(Westwood)
Specimen
Catalog NumberTTU-Z_103033
Other Catalog NumbersTTU2003-033
Preparationsslide, whole mount Balsam
Individual Count1
Life Stageadult
Sexmale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeTTU-Z
Occurrence IDTTU-Z_103033
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Associated TaxaBassariscus astutus (Procyonidae), female
Collection Event
Collected ByS. Williams
Collection RemarksSM-7-2-13
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyBrewster
Continentnorth america
LocalityMarathon
Habitatskin
Decimal Latitude30.205169
Decimal Longitude-103.24462
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters3310
Georeferenced Byalex.gregg (2015-03-03 12:53:14)
Other
Modified2015-01-08 00:00:00
ID12893468
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:georeferenceSourcesgeoref batch tool 2015-03-03; GeoLocate
dcterms:referenceshttp://symbiota4.acis.ufl.edu/scan/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=12893468
symbiota:recordEnteredByCokendolpher, et al.
dwc:collectionIDd4e788b4-5d52-47a3-873e-227c6df49c7b
dcterms:rightsHolderMuseum of Texas Tech University
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusreviewed - high confidence
dcterms:accessRightsCC BY-NC (Attribution-Non-Commercial)
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