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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceUtah
County/ParishSan Juan Co
Latitude37.538
Longitude-109.479
Institution CodeDmns
Collection CodeDmns
Catalog NumberZa.20740
Collected BySpriggs A And H
Date Collected2007-07-03

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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 NamePhidippus octopunctatus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassArachnida
OrderAraneae
FamilySalticidae
GenusPhidippus
Specific Epithetoctopunctatus
Scientific Name Authors(Peckham & Peckham)
Specimen
Identified ByHaas, Francis X.
Date Identified2008
Catalog NumberZA.20740
Other Catalog Numbers2007-2
Individual Count1
Life Stageadult
Sexfemale
Institution CodeDMNS
Collection CodeDMNS
Occurrence ID9dfd1a6b-ac1d-43a8-9073-cfa5cda67399
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected BySpriggs A and H
Date Collected2007-07-03
Verbatim Date Collected3 July to 8 August 2007
Year2007
Month7
Day3
Start Day of Year184
End Day of Year220
Sampling ProtocolPitfall Trap Array
Collection Remarks#4
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceUtah
CountySan Juan Co
Continentnorth america
Decimal Latitude37.538
Decimal Longitude-109.479
Minimum Elevation in Meters1620
Verbatim Elevation5315 ft
Verbatim CoordinatesN 37.538 W 109.479
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
Modified2017-06-28 15:36:18
ID461697
dcterms:referenceshttp://symbiota4.acis.ufl.edu/scan/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=461697
dwc:collectionID722da3b7-73fe-41b6-b1c9-8801accd20f3
dcterms:rightsHolderDenver Museum of Nature & Science
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