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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryEl Salvador
State/ProvinceLa Paz
Locality6 Mi Nw San Luis Talpa
Latitude13.5283804
Longitude-89.1463928
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number62796
Collected ByOwen, J G
Date Collected1989-09-22

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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 NameMolossus ater
Higher ClassficationMOLOSSUS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyMolossidae
GenusMolossus
Specific Epithetater
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number62796
PreparationsAL | alcoholic | tissue
Sexfemale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:62796
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByOWEN, J G
Collector Number256
Field NumberTK34732
Date Collected1989-09-22
Verbatim Date Collected9/22/1989
Year1989
Month9
Day22
Start Day of Year265
End Day of Year265
Locality
CountryEl Salvador
Country CodeSV
State / ProvinceLA PAZ
Higher Geography| El Salvador | La Paz | | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality6 MI NW SAN LUIS TALPA
Verbatim LocalityEL SALVADOR | LA PAZ | 6 MI NW SAN LUIS TALPA
Decimal Latitude13.5283804
Decimal Longitude-89.1463928
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters7564
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeference Remarksassume by air
Georeferenced BySunny Shah (MVZ)
Georeferenced Date4/8/2003
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-26
IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:62796
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/ttu/mammals?id=62796
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesAlexandria Digital Library Gazetteer
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34902
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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