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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryCongo, The Democratic Republic Of The
State/ProvinceNord-kivu
LocalityVirunga Nat'l Park, Mt. Tshiaberimu [gps: 00.12553 Deg S, 29.43349 Deg East, Elev. 2762 M]
Latitude-0.12553
Longitude29.433489999999995
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-20622
Collected ByGreenbaum, Eb Et Al 1748
Date Collected2008-07-06

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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 NameHyperolius castaneus
Higher ClassficationAmphibia | Anura | Hyperoliidae | HYPEROLIUS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderAnura
FamilyHyperoliidae
GenusHyperolius
Specific Epithetcastaneus
Infraspecific Epithetsemidiscus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-20622
Preparationsalcoholic | tissue
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-20622
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByGREENBAUM, EB ET AL 1748
Date Collected2008-07-06
Year2008
Month7
Day6
Start Day of Year188
End Day of Year188
Collection RemarksCOLLECTORS WERE: ELI B. GREENBAUM, CHIFUNDERA KUSAMBA, MWENEBATU M. ARISTOTE, AND WANDEGE MASTAKI MONINGA
Locality
CountryDemocratic Republic of the Congo
Country CodeCD
State / ProvinceNord-Kivu
Higher Geography| DEM. REP. CONGO | NORTH KIVU PROV | | | | |
ContinentAfrica
LocalityVIRUNGA NAT'L PARK, MT. TSHIABERIMU [GPS: 00.12553 DEG S, 29.43349 DEG EAST, ELEV. 2762 M]
Verbatim LocalityDEM. REP. CONGO | NORTH KIVU PROV | VIRUNGA NAT'L PARK, MT. TSHIABERIMU [GPS: 00.12553 DEG S, 29.43349 DEG EAST, ELEV. 2762 M]
Decimal Latitude-0.12553
Decimal Longitude29.43349
Verbatim LatitudeS00D 07.53'
Verbatim LongitudeE029D 26.01'
Maximum Elevation in Meters2762
Minimum Elevation in Meters2762
Verbatim Elevation2762 M (GPS)
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters12
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeference Remarksno GPS measurement accuracy provided, so an estimate of 10m was used for error calculation
Georeferenced BySR Levin (UTEP)
Georeferenced Date4/22/2013
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-20622
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-20622
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34876
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesGPS
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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