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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceUtah
LocalityMt Loafer
Latitude40.00344
Longitude-111.3866
Institution CodeRwmnh
Collection CodeTardigrades
Catalog NumberF014646
Collected ByHelen Adams
Date Collected2008-05-17

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This material is based on work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Nos. DEB 0640959, 0640847, and 0641051. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation. Field collections of habitats thought to contain tardigrades were made throughout the Long Term Ecological Research Sites (LTER’s) in the United States from 2007 – 2012. Other areas, both nationally and internationally were opportunistically sampled. Samples were processed at Fresno City College with identifications being done by FCC undergraduate students, supervised by Dr. Randy Miller, and Carl Johansson, with DNA being done at BYU on selected samples. Over 15,000 tardigrades were collected and processed during that time. Slides are distributed between FCC’s Robinson – Winter Museum of Natural History, Bohart Museum, and the Philadelphia Academy of Sciences.

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Taxonomy
Scientific NameRamazzottius
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumTardigrada
ClassEutardigrada
OrderParachela
FamilyRamazzottiidae
GenusRamazzottius
Scientific Name AuthorsBinda and Pilato, 1987
Specimen
Identified ByBrittany Deegan
Catalog NumberF014646
PreparationsMolecular; preservative: Water
Institution CodeRWMNH
Collection CodeTardigrades
Occurrence ID93125ED9-4555-48D2-A122-275A5F4A3FC1
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByHelen Adams
Collector NumberMTLF-02
Date Collected2008-05-17
Verbatim Date Collected5/17/2008
Year2008
Month5
Day17
Start Day of Year138
Collection Remarkstube (1); picked by: Brittany Deegan (2011-09-21)
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceUtah
Continentnorth america
LocalityMt Loafer
HabitatGrey lichen; Oak
Decimal Latitude40.00344
Decimal Longitude-111.3866
Verbatim Coordinates40.00344 111.3866
Other
Modified2017-01-12 03:18:21
ID35043
dwc:collectionID9ddb9f89-cdd5-4048-ac91-aa1cc0049358
dwc:dispositionduplicates elsewhere
dcterms:referenceshttp://mywaterbears.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=35043
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