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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceAlaska
LocalityHwy 2; 2 Mi. W Dot Lake
Latitude63.6783
Longitude-144.1562
Institution CodeMsb
Collection CodeMammal Specimens
Catalog Number144071
Collected ByCollector(s): Beringian Coevolution Project; Preparator(s): Beringian Coevolution Project
Date Collected2005-06-19

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http://www.msb.unm.edu/mammals

The MSB Division of Mammals contains over 250,000 catalogued specimens and is among the five largest in the world. Specimens date back to the 1890's with the majority documenting the rapid environmental change that has occurred since 1950. The collection contains 16 holotypes, 6 paratypes, 1 syntype, 93 symbiotypes. Important collections integrated into the MSB include the USGS Biological Surveys collection (26,000), the UIMNH (Hoffmeister) Collection (33,000), and the Rausch Collection (4,000 specimens and parasites). Specimens range from traditional skin/skull and fluid vouchers to "holistic vouchers" containing skin, skull, post-cranial skeleton, up to seven tissue types (heart, kidney, liver, lung, spleen, muscle, blood), cell suspensions, and ecto and endo parasites. Additionally, frozen tissue samples are available for about 130,000 individual mammals and date back to the late 1970's. Serology data associated with hantavirus surveillance programs in the Americas are associated with 37,000 specimens. The MSB houses an extensive archive of field journals and catalogues that date to the 1900's and are associated with specimens held in the collection. The collections are growing rapidly through the active research programs of curators, staff, and students, and through ongoing collaborations with other institutions and governmental agencies.

Contacts

Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.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 Jon Dunnum
RoleCollection Manager, Mammals
Emailjldunnum@unm.edu
Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu

Citation

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http://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:144071?seid=473653. 144071. MSB Mammal Collection (Arctos). . http://portal.idigbio.org/portal/recordsets/09b18522-5643-478f-86e9-d2e34440d43e. Accessed on October 17, 2018.
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Taxonomy
Scientific Nameborealis
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Rodentia; Cricetidae; Arvicolinae; (Richardson, 1828)
Kingdom2005-06-19
PhylumSynaptomys borealis
ClassRodentia
OrderChordata
FamilyCricetidae
GenusSynaptomys
Infraspecific EpithetSynaptomys borealis (accepted ID) identified by Andrew G. Hope on 2005-06-19; method: field
Taxon RankAnimalia
Nomenclatural Codeskull; skeleton, postcranial; heart, lung, spleen (frozen); liver (frozen)
Specimen
Identified ByAndrew G. Hope
Date Identifiedfield
Previous Identificationsspecies
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number144071
Other Catalog NumbersNK=124531
PreparationsMammalia
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeMSB
Collection CodeMammal specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:144071?seid=473653
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Beringian Coevolution Project; Preparator(s): Beringian Coevolution Project
Date Collected2005-06-19
Verbatim Date Collected19-Jun-2005
Year2005
Month06
Day19
End Day of Year170
Collection Remarkswet specimen
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceAlaska
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, Alaska
ContinentNorth America
LocalityHwy 2; 2 mi. W Dot lake
Verbatim LocalityHwy 2; 2 mi. W Dot lake
Decimal Latitude63.6783
Decimal Longitude-144.1562
Maximum Elevation in Meters274
Minimum Elevation in Meters274
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates63.6783/-144.1562
Location According ToAndrew G. Hope
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters60.96
Geodetic DatumNorth American Datum 1983
Georeferenced ByAndrew G. Hope
Georeferenced Date2005-06-19 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2018-08-19 10:13:25.0
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dwc:dynamicPropertiestotal length=120 mm; tail length=20 mm; hind foot with claw=19 mm; ear from notch=14 mm; weight=23 g; sex=male
dwc:georeferenceSourcesglobal positioning system (transcription)
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dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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