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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishWise
LocalityAbout 5 Mi N Of Rhome, On Us 81
Latitude33.12601
Longitude-97.47197
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKumip
Catalog Number370494
Collected ByMoore, Raymond C

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http://biodiversity.ku.edu/invertebrate-paleontology/collections

The University of Kansas invertebrate paleontology collection is ranked among the top 10 largest fossil invertebrate collections in the country and has over 850,000 fossil invertebrate and microfossil specimens from all over the world, including more than 8,200 type or figured specimens. These specimens have been used for research by paleontologists for over 120 years. The collection has taxonomic strengths in Cambrian trilobites from Antarctica and the Great Basin, United States; Upper Paleozoic invertebrates of the mid-continent; Cambrian soft-bodied faunas from Utah; Mesozoic cephalopods from the mid-continent. Research access to the collections is arranged on a case-by-case basis.

Contacts

Name Una Farrell
RoleCollection Manager
Emailufarrell@ku.edu
Name Una Farrell
RoleCollection Manager
Emailufarrell@ku.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@ku.edu
Name Bruce Lieberman
RoleCurator
Emailblieber@ku.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameHeteraster texanus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumEchinodermata
ClassEchinoidea
OrderSpatangoida
FamilyToxasteridae
GenusHeteraster
Specific Epithettexanus
Specimen
Catalog Number370494
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUMIP
Occurrence ID54e4487e-4d9b-40d3-a704-4080d83e6255
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute invertebrate paleontology collection
Basis of RecordFossilSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByMoore, Raymond C
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyWise
Higher GeographyUnited States, Texas, Wise
ContinentNorth America
LocalityAbout 5 mi N of Rhome, on US 81
Decimal Latitude33.1260100
Decimal Longitude-97.4719700
Georeference ProtocolGeoreferencing Quick Reference Guide Version 2012-10-02
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters3960.0000000000
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeference RemarksUsed GeoLocate to find coordinates of "Rhome, TX", edited uncertainty radius to extent of city, used measure tool to find the desired distance N of Rhome along "US 81", extended uncertainty radius to half the distance to Rhome.
Georeferenced ByLeibach, Wade
Georeferenced Date2017-03-04
Paleo Context
BedFredericksburg ls or Duck Creek ls?
Geological Context GroupFredericksburg Group
Earliest Period Or Lowest SystemCretaceous
Other
Languageen
Modified2014-09-22 10:26:21.0
ID54e4487e-4d9b-40d3-a704-4080d83e6255
dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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