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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishDallas
LocalityFar North Dallas In Kiowa Park
Latitude32.906413
Longitude-96.781524
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeTtu-z
Catalog NumberTtu-z_000563
Collected ByJ.v. Moody
Date Collected1973-05-17

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The Invertebrate Zoology collection (TTU-Z) of the Museum of Texas Tech University is international in scope with an emphasis on arthropods from semi-arid and arid lands, especially from North America. The collection consists primarily of insects, arachnids, and crustaceans. The pinned collection contains over 3,200 genera and 7,500 identified species. These counts are underestimated because they were made over a decade ago and the majority of the collection holdings have not been identified nor cataloged. The estimated minimal numbers are: Pinned Insects about 1 million individuals, Med/Vet Zoology about 75,000, Arachnids under 50,000, Miscellaneous groups under 1,000. At least 3 million specimens are retained as sealed, bulk specimens. These samples are mostly cataloged and are being split and labeled as time permits (motivated by researchers’ needs). There are currently slightly more than 800 type specimens (mostly paratypes) in the collection.

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Rolenone
Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
Namenone
Rolenone
Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
Name James Cokendolpher
Rolenone
Emailjames.cokendolpher@ttu.edu
Name Neil
Rolenone
Emailnone
Name James Cokendolpher
RoleCollection Manager
Emailjames.cokendolpher@ttu.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameSolenopsis xyloni
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderHymenoptera
FamilyFormicidae
GenusSolenopsis
Specific Epithetxyloni
Scientific Name AuthorsMcCook, 1879
Specimen
Identified ByA.C.F. Hung
Catalog NumberTTU-Z_000563
Other Catalog NumbersTTU1997-058
Preparations70% ethanol
Individual Count50
Life StageAdult
SexWorker
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeTTU-Z
Occurrence IDTTU-Z_000563
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByJ.V. Moody
Collector Number563
Date Collected1973-05-17
Verbatim Date Collected17-V-73
Year1973
Month5
Day17
Start Day of Year137
Sampling Protocol70% ethanol
Collection Remarksnest in mound 2'x1'
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyDallas
Continentnorth america
LocalityFar North Dallas in Kiowa Park
Habitatsoil - rocky, clayey
Decimal Latitude32.906413
Decimal Longitude-96.781524
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
Modified2014-06-14 00:00:00
ID844987
symbiota:recordEnteredByTamara Enr¡quez, 2004/James C. Cokendolpher, 2009
dwc:collectionIDd4e788b4-5d52-47a3-873e-227c6df49c7b
dcterms:rightsHolderMuseum of Texas Tech University
dcterms:accessRightsCC BY-NC (Attribution-Non-Commercial)
dcterms:referenceshttp://symbiota4.acis.ufl.edu/scan/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=844987
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