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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishCarson
LocalityPantex Research Farm
Latitude35.1850014
Longitude-101.6959991
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number15119
Collected ByPackard, R L Et Al; Wiley, R W
Date Collected1971-11-21

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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 NameSigmodon hispidus berlandieri
Higher ClassficationSIGMODON
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyCricetidae
GenusSigmodon
Specific Epithethispidus
Infraspecific Epithetberlandieri
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number15119
PreparationsAL | alcoholic
Sexfemale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:15119
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByPACKARD, R L ET AL; WILEY, R W
Collector Number571
Field NumberTK931654
Date Collected1971-11-21
Verbatim Date Collected11/21/1971
Year1971
Month11
Day21
Start Day of Year325
End Day of Year325
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyCarson
Higher Geography| UNITED STATES | TEXAS | CARSON CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityPANTEX RESEARCH FARM
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | TEXAS | CARSON CO | PANTEX RESEARCH FARM
Decimal Latitude35.1850014
Decimal Longitude-101.6959991
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates14 254485 3896730
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByMia Hwang (TTU)
Georeferenced Date3/3/2003
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:15119
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dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesTopozone.com
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34902
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemUTM
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