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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishCulberson
LocalityThe Bowl, Guadalupe Mtns Nat Park
Latitude31.9196472
Longitude-104.8455658
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number20662
Collected ByWilhelm, D E
Date Collected1973-08-08

From Recordset

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 NameMicrotus mexicanus guadalupensis
Higher ClassficationMICROTUS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyCricetidae
GenusMicrotus
Specific Epithetmexicanus
Infraspecific Epithetguadalupensis
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number20662
PreparationsSA | alcoholic | skull
Sexfemale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:20662
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByWILHELM, D E
Collector Number666
Field NumberTK933416
Date Collected1973-08-08
Verbatim Date Collected8/8/1973
Year1973
Month8
Day8
Start Day of Year220
End Day of Year220
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyCulberson
Higher Geography| United States | Texas | Culberson Co | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityTHE BOWL, GUADALUPE MTNS NAT PARK
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | TEXAS | CULBERSON CO | THE BOWL, GUADALUPE MTNS NAT PARK
Decimal Latitude31.9196472
Decimal Longitude-104.8455658
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Verbatim Coordinates13 515999 3532599
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters3870
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByMia Hwang (TTU)
Georeferenced Date3/3/2003
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
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dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
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