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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceArizona
County/ParishPinal
LocalityWest Side Picacho Peak
Latitude32.635067
Longitude-111.4006729
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number46398
Collected ByKoop, B F
Date Collected1983-05-05

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http://www.nsrl.ttu.edu/collections/Mammals/index.htm

The NSRL’s recent mammal collection houses more than 118,000 research specimens. Nearly 80% of these specimens are in the form of dried skin and/or skull and skeletal material preparations, while the rest are fluid-preserved specimens housed in a separate collection area. The dried skin and skeletal preparations are stored in 732 metal cabinets. These cabinets are specially designed to keep the specimens safe from UV light, dust, occasional insect pests, and other harmful agents. Every specimen is labeled with information concerning its species, sex, collector, preparator, collecting location, and other pieces of collecting data. Each specimen has also been given a catalog number and its data verified and entered into a searchable computer database. All specimens of the same species are stored together, organized by country, state, county, and finally catalog number. Groups of related species are housed in adjacent cases. As with the Genetic Resources Collection, the majority of these specimens in this collection are bar coded and a project is underway to bar code the rest to facilitate the retrieval of associated data and to reduce time and effort spent by the NSRL staff in maintaining an organized collection.

Contacts

Name Heath Garner
RoleCurator of Collections
Emailheath.garner@ttu.edu
Name Heath Garner
RoleCurator of Collections
Emailheath.garner@ttu.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameMyotis velifer velifer
Higher ClassficationMYOTIS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyVespertilionidae
GenusMyotis
Specific Epithetvelifer
Infraspecific Epithetvelifer
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number46398
PreparationsAL | alcoholic
Sexmale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:46398
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByKOOP, B F
Collector Number592
Field NumberTK11922
Date Collected1983-05-05
Verbatim Date Collected5/5/1983
Year1983
Month5
Day5
Start Day of Year125
End Day of Year125
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceArizona
CountyPinal
Higher Geography| United States | Arizona | Pinal Co | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityWEST SIDE PICACHO PEAK
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | ARIZONA | PINAL CO | WEST SIDE PICACHO PEAK
Decimal Latitude32.635067
Decimal Longitude-111.4006729
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters2831
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeference Remarkswest side included in extent
Georeferenced ByGary W. Shugart (PSM)
Georeferenced Date3/8/2003
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:46398
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/ttu/mammals?id=46398
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesAZ GNIS downloaded March 2003
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34902
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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