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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Mexico
County/ParishDoña Ana
LocalityEast Levee Rd, 0.7 Mi N Mesilla Dam
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number90602
Collected ByConely, W H; Conley, W H
Date Collected1964-04-06

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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 NameGeomys arenarius
Higher ClassficationGEOMYS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyGeomyidae
GenusGeomys
Specific Epithetarenarius
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number90602
Other Catalog NumbersTMM-6176
PreparationsSS | skin | skull
Life Stageadult
Sexfemale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:90602
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCONELY, W H; CONLEY, W H
Collector Number206
Field NumberTK972741
Date Collected1964-04-06
Verbatim Date Collected4/6/1964
Year1964
Month4
Day6
Start Day of Year97
End Day of Year97
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceNew Mexico
CountyDoña Ana
Higher Geography| United States | New Mexico | Dona Ana Co | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityEAST LEVEE RD, 0.7 MI N MESILLA DAM
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | NEW MEXICO | DONA ANA CO | EAST LEVEE RD, 0.7 MI N MESILLA DAM
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
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dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
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