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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishEl Paso
LocalityFort Bliss Military Reserv. Nations East Well
Latitude31.892936813638705
Longitude-106.20020610813214
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-9065
Collected ByWebb, Rg Et Al
Date Collected1982-04-17

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The UTEP Biodiversity Collections originated as departmental teaching and research collections in the early 1960s. Between the mid-1960s and the early 1970s, the collections were formalized under the name Museum of Arid Land Biology (acronym MALB). In 1976, organizational changes instituted by the university resulted in the renaming of the collections and associated activities as the Laboratory for Environmental Biology (acronym UTEP, though locally called the "LEB"). In July of 1993, the Laboratory became associated with the University of Texas at El Paso's Centennial Museum through a memorandum of understanding.

Some 160,000 curated specimens form the base for research by Centennial Museum personnel and faculty curators; by graduate and undergraduate students from the University of Texas at El Paso; and, through loans and visitation, graduate students and professionals from other institutions. The name was changed to UTEP Biodiversity Collections in August of 2012.

Collections primarily are of modern amphibians, reptiles, and birds as well as fossil vertebrates (amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals). The collections have a regional emphasis, but also contain material from outside the Southwest, particularly from Mexico. The research collections are maintained in the Biology Building.

Contacts

Name Teresa Mayfield
RoleManager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
Emailtmayfield@utep.edu
Name Teresa Mayfield
RoleManager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
Emailtmayfield@utep.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Arthur Harris
RoleCurator of the Paleobiology collection
Emailaharris@utep.edu
Name Carl Lieb
RoleCo-Curator of the Herpetology Collection
Emailclieb@utep.edu
Name Philip Lavretsky
RoleCurator of Ornithology
Emailplavretsky@utep.edu
Name Teresa Mayfield
RoleManager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
Emailtmayfield@utep.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameAmbystoma tigrinum
Higher ClassficationAmphibia | Caudata | Ambystomatidae | AMBYSTOMA
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderCaudata
FamilyAmbystomatidae
GenusAmbystoma
Specific Epithettigrinum
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameEastern Tiger Salamander
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-9065
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-9065
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByWEBB, RG ET AL
Date Collected1982-04-17
Year1982
Month4
Day17
Start Day of Year107
End Day of Year107
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyEl Paso
Higher Geography| USA | TEXAS | EL PASO CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityFORT BLISS MILITARY RESERV. NATIONS EAST WELL
Verbatim LocalityUSA | TEXAS | EL PASO CO | FORT BLISS MILITARY RESERV. NATIONS EAST WELL
Decimal Latitude31.89283
Decimal Longitude-106.19967
Verbatim LatitudeN31D 53.57'
Verbatim LongitudeW106D 11.98'
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters40
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeferenced ByCS Lieb (UTEP)
Georeferenced Date11/25/2009
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-9065
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-9065
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34876
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesUSGS 1:24,000
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees decimal minutes
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