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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
LocalitySierra Transect, Sky Harbor
Institution CodeRwmnh
Collection CodeTardigrades
Catalog NumberF003425
Collected ByStephanie Kierejczyk
Date Collected2008-09-23

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This material is based on work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Nos. DEB 0640959, 0640847, and 0641051. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation. Field collections of habitats thought to contain tardigrades were made throughout the Long Term Ecological Research Sites (LTER’s) in the United States from 2007 – 2012. Other areas, both nationally and internationally were opportunistically sampled. Samples were processed at Fresno City College with identifications being done by FCC undergraduate students, supervised by Dr. Randy Miller, and Carl Johansson, with DNA being done at BYU on selected samples. Over 15,000 tardigrades were collected and processed during that time. Slides are distributed between FCC’s Robinson – Winter Museum of Natural History, Bohart Museum, and the Philadelphia Academy of Sciences.

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Taxonomy
Scientific NameEchiniscoides
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumTardigrada
ClassHeterotardigrada
OrderEchiniscoidea
FamilyEchiniscoididae
GenusEchiniscoides
Scientific Name AuthorsPlate, 1889
Specimen
Identified ByCarleigh Takemoto
Catalog NumberF003425
PreparationsSlidemount; preservative: PVA
Institution CodeRWMNH
Collection CodeTardigrades
Occurrence ID159D95A1-FBDC-495D-AD04-1F887D5EC56F
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByStephanie Kierejczyk
Collector NumberSABA-05
Date Collected2008-09-23
Verbatim Date Collected9/23/2008
Year2008
Month9
Day23
Start Day of Year267
Collection RemarksSlide 31; picked by: Carleigh Takemoto (2008-02-08)
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceCalifornia
Continentnorth america
LocalitySierra Transect, Sky Harbor
HabitatLichen/Moss; Rock (basaltic)
Verbatim Coordinates37'00.692 119'37864
Other
Modified2017-01-12 03:18:21
ID33454
dwc:collectionID9ddb9f89-cdd5-4048-ac91-aa1cc0049358
dwc:dispositionduplicates elsewhere
dcterms:referenceshttp://mywaterbears.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=33454
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