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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
LocalityBay Area, Strawberry Canyon Rec Area, Uc Berkeley
Latitude37.87275
Longitude-122.2405833
Institution CodeRwmnh
Collection CodeTardigrades
Catalog NumberF004694
Collected ByStephanie Kierejczyk
Date Collected2008-03-16

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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 NameMacrobiotus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumTardigrada
ClassEutardigrada
OrderParachela
FamilyMacrobiotidae
GenusMacrobiotus
Scientific Name AuthorsC.A.S. Schultze, 1834
Specimen
Identified ByCarleigh Takemoto
Catalog NumberF004694
PreparationsMolecular; preservative: Water
Institution CodeRWMNH
Collection CodeTardigrades
Occurrence ID3755152D-E220-4213-B48F-C13A9C875BF0
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByStephanie Kierejczyk
Collector NumberSCFR-01
Date Collected2008-03-16
Verbatim Date Collected3/16/2008
Year2008
Month3
Day16
Start Day of Year76
Collection Remarkstubes; picked by: Carleigh Takemoto (2008-04-28)
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceCalifornia
Continentnorth america
LocalityBay Area, Strawberry Canyon Rec Area, UC Berkeley
HabitatMoss; tree (Buckeye)
Decimal Latitude37.87275
Decimal Longitude-122.2405833
Verbatim Coordinates37.52' 365 122. 14'435
Other
Modified2017-01-12 03:18:21
ID30471
dwc:collectionID9ddb9f89-cdd5-4048-ac91-aa1cc0049358
dwc:dispositionduplicates elsewhere
dcterms:referenceshttp://mywaterbears.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=30471
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