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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceArizona
County/ParishMaricopa
LocalityPhoenix Zoological Park
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number106594
Collected ByFulhorst, C Et Al; Hanson, J D
Date Collected2001-07-02

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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 NameSigmodon arizonae
Higher ClassficationSIGMODON
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyCricetidae
GenusSigmodon
Specific Epithetarizonae
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number106594
Other Catalog NumbersJLY 077
PreparationsSB | skeleton | skin | skull | tissue
Sexfemale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:106594
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByFULHORST, C ET AL; HANSON, J D
Collector Number352
Field NumberTK113726
Date Collected2001-07-02
Verbatim Date Collected7/2/2001
Year2001
Month7
Day2
Start Day of Year183
End Day of Year183
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceArizona
CountyMaricopa
Higher Geography| United States | Arizona | Maricopa Co | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityPHOENIX ZOOLOGICAL PARK
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | ARIZONA | MARICOPA CO | PHOENIX ZOOLOGICAL PARK
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-26
IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:106594
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dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
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dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
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