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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceColorado
County/ParishDouglas Co
LocalityRoxborough S P; Roxborough State Park -visitor Center Floor
Latitude39.416667
Longitude-105.14305600000002
Institution CodeDmns
Collection CodeDmns
Catalog NumberZa.6023
Collected ByWojcicki D
Date Collected2001-06-17

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Worldwide in scope though with a focus on the American West, the Entomology and Arachnology collections at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science collectively comprise over 1,000,000 specimens and specimen lots. The Entomology collection contains over 950,000 specimens, with Coleoptera (750,000+ specimens) and Lepidoptera (130,000+ specimens) as primary foci. The holdings include at least 18 primary types and 150 paratypes, and dates of collection span from 1878 to the present. The dung beetle collection is the largest in the United States, and our scarab holdings are particularly strong in African as well as regional material. The Colorado Scarab Survey and the Colorado Microlepidoptera Survey, both long-term projects initiated and conducted by DMNS, are steadily growing our regional holdings and our knowledge of the Colorado fauna. The Arachnology collection, with over 55,000 vials of specimens and specimen lots, is the sixth largest in the United States. Holdings are particularly strong in Colorado species and in Solifugae, with 13 primary types and 65 paratypes. The Colorado Spider Survey, initiated at DMNS and now in its 16th year, has vastly expanded our knowledge of the Colorado spider fauna. At the end of 2014, the Entomology collection moved to a new, state-of-the-art collections facility in the south wing of the museum; the Arachnology collection will be moving to the new facility in 2016.

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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
Name Dr. Frank Krell or Dr. Paula Cushing
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Emailfrank.krell@dmns.org; paula.cushing@dmns.org
Name Neil
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Name Dr. Frank Krell or Dr. Paula Cushing
RoleCollection Manager
Emailfrank.krell@dmns.org; paula.cushing@dmns.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameXysticus elegans
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassArachnida
OrderAraneae
FamilyThomisidae
GenusXysticus
Specific Epithetelegans
Scientific Name AuthorsKeyserling
Specimen
Identified ByHaas, Francis X.
Date Identified2003
Catalog NumberZA.6023
Other Catalog Numbers2001-53
Sexmale
Institution CodeDMNS
Collection CodeDMNS
Occurrence IDa5eb2531-c3a9-46b0-9c87-2b1fbbd18a82
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByWojcicki D
Date Collected2001-06-17
Verbatim Date Collected17 June 2001
Year2001
Month6
Day17
Start Day of Year168
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceColorado
CountyDouglas Co
Continentnorth america
LocalityRoxborough S P; Roxborough State Park -visitor center floor
Decimal Latitude39.416667
Decimal Longitude-105.143056
Verbatim CoordinatesN 39 25 00 W 105 08 35
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
Modified2017-06-28 15:36:18
ID474502
dcterms:referenceshttp://symbiota4.acis.ufl.edu/scan/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=474502
dwc:collectionID722da3b7-73fe-41b6-b1c9-8801accd20f3
dcterms:rightsHolderDenver Museum of Nature & Science
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