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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Mexico
County/ParishQuay County
Locality8.3 Miles South Of Tucumcari
Institution CodeMsb
Collection CodeMammal Specimens
Catalog Number268965
Collected ByCollector(s): Troy L. Best
Date Collected1968-01-25

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http://www.msb.unm.edu/mammals

The MSB Division of Mammals contains over 250,000 catalogued specimens and is among the five largest in the world. Specimens date back to the 1890's with the majority documenting the rapid environmental change that has occurred since 1950. The collection contains 16 holotypes, 6 paratypes, 1 syntype, 93 symbiotypes. Important collections integrated into the MSB include the USGS Biological Surveys collection (26,000), the UIMNH (Hoffmeister) Collection (33,000), and the Rausch Collection (4,000 specimens and parasites). Specimens range from traditional skin/skull and fluid vouchers to "holistic vouchers" containing skin, skull, post-cranial skeleton, up to seven tissue types (heart, kidney, liver, lung, spleen, muscle, blood), cell suspensions, and ecto and endo parasites. Additionally, frozen tissue samples are available for about 130,000 individual mammals and date back to the late 1970's. Serology data associated with hantavirus surveillance programs in the Americas are associated with 37,000 specimens. The MSB houses an extensive archive of field journals and catalogues that date to the 1900's and are associated with specimens held in the collection. The collections are growing rapidly through the active research programs of curators, staff, and students, and through ongoing collaborations with other institutions and governmental agencies.

Contacts

Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Jon Dunnum
RoleCollection Manager, Mammals
Emailjldunnum@unm.edu
Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameProcyon lotor
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Carnivora; Procyonidae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCarnivora
FamilyProcyonidae
GenusProcyon
Specific Epithetlotor
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByTroy L. Best
Date Identified1968-01-25
Previous IdentificationsProcyon lotor (accepted ID) identified by Troy L. Best on 1968-01-25; method: student
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number268965
Other Catalog Numberspreparator number=TLB 1354
Preparationsskull
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeMSB
Collection CodeMammal specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:268965?seid=2088775
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Troy L. Best
Date Collected1968-01-25
Verbatim Date CollectedJanuary 25, 1968
Year1968
Month01
Day25
End Day of Year25
Collection RemarksOriginal skull tag from Troy L. Best Natural History Collection. Skull only.
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceNew Mexico
CountyQuay County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, New Mexico, Quay County
ContinentNorth America
Locality8.3 miles South of Tucumcari
Verbatim Locality8.3 mi S., Tucumcari, Quay Co., New Mexico
Location According ToTroy L. Best
Georeferenced ByTroy L. Best
Georeferenced Date1968-01-25 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2014-02-14 14:39:04.0
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dwc:identificationVerificationStatusstudent
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dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=female ; total length=838 mm; tail length=229 mm; hind foot with claw=116 mm; ear from notch=64 mm; weight=17 lb
dcterms:licensehttp://arctosdb.org/home/data/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:268965
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34495
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