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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceAlaska
LocalityLost Chicken Creek
Latitude64.064494
Longitude-141.899984
Institution CodeUam
Collection CodeEarth Science
Catalog Number30369
Collected ByCollector(s): Gary Selinger, John Cook, William Barker

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The University of Alaska Museum of the North Earth Sciences collection (UAMES) focuses on Alaskan fossils. It contains more than 65,000 specimens in two sub-collections: paleontology and geology (not databased yet). The paleontology collection houses both vertebrate and invertebrate specimens, ranging from Cambrian archaeocyathids to Quaternary mammals. Significantly, it is the largest collection of polar dinosaurs in the world with 10,000 specimens, primarily from the North Slope of Alaska. It also comprises a diverse assortment of Alaskan Quaternary mammals, including a large portion of the material collected throughout Alaska by Otto W. Geist between the late 1920s and the 1960s. The collection also contains a variety of paleobotanical specimens and a large collection of invertebrates (both micro- and macrofossils). It is home to 39 holotypes and 409 paratypes, most of which are invertebrates. The collection is growing through active research projects in different regions of Alaska and collaboration with state and federal agencies.

Contacts

Name Patrick Druckenmiller
RoleCurator of Earth Sciences
Emailpsdruckenmiller@alaska.edu
Name Patrick Druckenmiller
RoleCurator of Earth Sciences
Emailpsdruckenmiller@alaska.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 Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Julie Rousseau
RoleEarth Sciences Collection Manager
Emailjirousseau@alaska.edu
Name Patrick Druckenmiller
RoleCurator of Earth Sciences
Emailpsdruckenmiller@alaska.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameBison priscus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Artiodactyla; Bovidae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderArtiodactyla
FamilyBovidae
GenusBison
Specific Epithetpriscus
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByGary Selinger
Previous IdentificationsBison priscus (accepted ID) identified by Gary Selinger; method: field
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number30369
Other Catalog Numbersoriginal identifier=AK-54-V-240
Preparationsfemur
Individual Count1
Institution CodeUAM
Collection CodeEarth Science
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:ES:30369?seid=1919446
Basis of RecordFossilSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Gary Selinger, John Cook, William Barker
Date Collected1983-06-01/1986-08-31
Verbatim Date CollectedSummer 1983-1986
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceAlaska
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, Alaska, Eagle Quad
ContinentNorth America
LocalityLost Chicken Creek
Verbatim LocalityLost Chicken Creek flows SE 1 mile to South fork Fortymile River, 55 miles SW of Eagle, Yukon Tanana Highland.
Decimal Latitude64.064494
Decimal Longitude-141.899984
Georeference ProtocolGeoLocate
Location RemarksLost Chicken Creek flows SE 1 mile to South fork of Fortymile River, 55 miles SW of Eagle, Yukon Tanana Highland
Verbatim Coordinates64d 3m 0s N/141d 53m 0s W
Location According ToRebecca Parrish
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters400
Geodetic Datumunknown
Georeferenced ByRebecca Parrish
Georeferenced Date2013-02-15 00:00:00.0
Paleo Context
Earliest Period Or Lowest SystemQuaternary
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-10-12 18:14:42.0
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dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dwc:identificationVerificationStatusfield
dwc:georeferenceSourcesGeoLocate
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dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:ES:30369
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dwc:eventTime1983-06-01/1986-08-31
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdeg. min. sec.
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