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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryBolivia
State/ProvinceCochabamba
Locality1.3 Km W Of Jama Chuma
Latitude-17.5255555556
Longitude-66.1247222222
Institution CodeMsb
Collection CodeMammal Specimens
Catalog Number238507
Collected ByCollector(s): Bolivian Expedition 1993; Preparator(s): Jonathan L. Dunnum
Date Collected1993-07-22

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The MSB Division of Mammals contains over 250,000 catalogued specimens and is among the five largest in the world. Specimens date back to the 1890's with the majority documenting the rapid environmental change that has occurred since 1950. The collection contains 16 holotypes, 6 paratypes, 1 syntype, 93 symbiotypes. Important collections integrated into the MSB include the USGS Biological Surveys collection (26,000), the UIMNH (Hoffmeister) Collection (33,000), and the Rausch Collection (4,000 specimens and parasites). Specimens range from traditional skin/skull and fluid vouchers to "holistic vouchers" containing skin, skull, post-cranial skeleton, up to seven tissue types (heart, kidney, liver, lung, spleen, muscle, blood), cell suspensions, and ecto and endo parasites. Additionally, frozen tissue samples are available for about 130,000 individual mammals and date back to the late 1970's. Serology data associated with hantavirus surveillance programs in the Americas are associated with 37,000 specimens. The MSB houses an extensive archive of field journals and catalogues that date to the 1900's and are associated with specimens held in the collection. The collections are growing rapidly through the active research programs of curators, staff, and students, and through ongoing collaborations with other institutions and governmental agencies.

Contacts

Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.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 Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Jon Dunnum
RoleCollection Manager, Mammals
Emailjldunnum@unm.edu
Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameAkodon varius
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Rodentia; Cricetidae; Sigmodontinae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyCricetidae
GenusAkodon
Specific Epithetvarius
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified Byunknown
Date Identified2005-03-10
Previous IdentificationsAkodon varius (accepted ID) identified by unknown on 2005-03-10; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number238507
Other Catalog NumbersNK=30412; institutional catalog number=AMNH M 268855; preparator number=727
Preparationsliver (frozen); heart, kidney (frozen); karyotype (frozen)
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeMSB
Collection CodeMammal specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:238507?seid=1439844
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Bolivian Expedition 1993; Preparator(s): Jonathan L. Dunnum
Date Collected1993-07-22
Verbatim Date Collected22-Jul-1993
Year1993
Month07
Day22
End Day of Year203
Collection Remarks31g MAC 117
Locality
CountryBolivia
State / ProvinceCochabamba
Higher GeographySouth America, Bolivia, Cochabamba
ContinentSouth America
Locality1.3 km W of Jama Chuma
Verbatim Locality1.3 km W of Jama Chuma
Decimal Latitude-17.5255555556
Decimal Longitude-66.1247222222
Maximum Elevation in Meters2800
Minimum Elevation in Meters2800
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Location RemarksVerbatim Coordinates: 17D31'32''S,66D07'29''W
Verbatim Coordinates-17.5255555556/-66.1247222222
Location According Tounknown
Geodetic DatumWorld Geodetic System 1984
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2012-07-08 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-04-18 13:40:46.0
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dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
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dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
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dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=male
dwc:georeferenceSourcesNK page
dcterms:licensehttp://arctosdb.org/home/data/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:238507
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dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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