× Take our 30-second survey
The U.S. National Science Foundation and iDigBio are required to collect information on use of digitized collections-based specimen data. Please help us meet this requirement every time you use this search portal. Sustainability of the national digitization effort depends on evidence of data use! Maybe later.

Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishBrewster
Locality2 Mi E Terlingua
Latitude29.3211956
Longitude-103.5833282
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number1372
Collected ByPackard, R L
Date Collected1964-03-29

From Recordset

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
  • Data
  • Flags
  • Raw
Taxonomy
Scientific NameTadarida brasiliensis mexicana
Higher ClassficationTADARIDA
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyMolossidae
GenusTadarida
Specific Epithetbrasiliensis
Infraspecific Epithetmexicana
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number1372
PreparationsSB | skeleton | skin | skull
Sexfemale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:1372
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByPACKARD, R L
Collector Number1106
Field NumberTK929143
Date Collected1964-03-29
Verbatim Date Collected3/29/1964
Year1964
Month3
Day29
Start Day of Year89
End Day of Year89
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyBrewster
Higher Geography| United States | Texas | Brewster Co | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality2 MI E TERLINGUA
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | TEXAS | BREWSTER CO | 2 MI E TERLINGUA
Decimal Latitude29.3211956
Decimal Longitude-103.5833282
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Verbatim Coordinates13 637589 3246073
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters4936
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByMia Hwang (TTU)
Georeferenced Date3/3/2003
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:1372
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/ttu/mammals?id=1372
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesTopozone.com
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34902
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemUTM
specimen list