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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
LocalitySierra Transect, Mono Hotsprings
Institution CodeRwmnh
Collection CodeTardigrades
Catalog NumberF002322
Collected ByStephanie Kierejczyk
Date Collected2007-05-24

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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 NameRamazzottius
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumTardigrada
ClassEutardigrada
OrderParachela
FamilyRamazzottiidae
GenusRamazzottius
Scientific Name AuthorsBinda and Pilato, 1987
Specimen
Identified ByStephanie Calloway
Catalog NumberF002322
PreparationsMolecular; preservative: Water
Institution CodeRWMNH
Collection CodeTardigrades
Occurrence ID70726546-D5EA-4B79-A4DD-385D9AECFAF7
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByStephanie Kierejczyk
Collector NumberMONO-3
Date Collected2007-05-24
Verbatim Date Collected5/24/2007
Year2007
Month5
Day24
Start Day of Year144
Collection RemarksTube; picked by: Stephanie Calloway (2007-12-03)
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceCalifornia
Continentnorth america
LocalitySierra Transect, Mono Hotsprings
HabitatLichen; Rock (granite)
Verbatim Coordinates37.19.514 119.00.894
Other
Modified2017-01-12 03:18:21
ID31216
dwc:collectionID9ddb9f89-cdd5-4048-ac91-aa1cc0049358
dwc:dispositionduplicates elsewhere
dcterms:referenceshttp://mywaterbears.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=31216
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