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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceArizona
County/ParishGraham
LocalityDor Sthy 266, 9.0 Rd Mi. W Jct With Ushy 191 [gps: 32 Deg 34.198'n, 109 Deg 48.709'w, Elev 1493 M]; Pialeno Mts
Latitude32.56997
Longitude-109.81182
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-19247
Collected ByLannutti, Di Et Al 768
Date Collected2005-08-21

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The UTEP Biodiversity Collections originated as departmental teaching and research collections in the early 1960s. Between the mid-1960s and the early 1970s, the collections were formalized under the name Museum of Arid Land Biology (acronym MALB). In 1976, organizational changes instituted by the university resulted in the renaming of the collections and associated activities as the Laboratory for Environmental Biology (acronym UTEP, though locally called the "LEB"). In July of 1993, the Laboratory became associated with the University of Texas at El Paso's Centennial Museum through a memorandum of understanding.

Some 160,000 curated specimens form the base for research by Centennial Museum personnel and faculty curators; by graduate and undergraduate students from the University of Texas at El Paso; and, through loans and visitation, graduate students and professionals from other institutions. The name was changed to UTEP Biodiversity Collections in August of 2012.

Collections primarily are of modern amphibians, reptiles, and birds as well as fossil vertebrates (amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals). The collections have a regional emphasis, but also contain material from outside the Southwest, particularly from Mexico. The research collections are maintained in the Biology Building.

Contacts

Name Teresa Mayfield
RoleManager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
Emailtmayfield@utep.edu
Name Teresa Mayfield
RoleManager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
Emailtmayfield@utep.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 Arthur Harris
RoleCurator of the Paleobiology collection
Emailaharris@utep.edu
Name Carl Lieb
RoleCo-Curator of the Herpetology Collection
Emailclieb@utep.edu
Name Philip Lavretsky
RoleCurator of Ornithology
Emailplavretsky@utep.edu
Name Teresa Mayfield
RoleManager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
Emailtmayfield@utep.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameTrimorphodon biscutatus
Higher ClassficationReptilia | Squamata | Colubrinae (Colubridae) | TRIMORPHODON
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyColubridae
GenusTrimorphodon
Specific Epithetbiscutatus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-19247
Preparationsalcoholic | tissue
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-19247
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByLANNUTTI, DI ET AL 768
Date Collected2005-08-21
Year2005
Month8
Day21
Start Day of Year233
End Day of Year233
Collection Remarks605 + 138MM, FOUND DOR AT 2330HRS, HEART & LIVER TISSUE SAMPLES TAKEN (DIL)
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceArizona
CountyGraham
Higher Geography| USA | ARIZONA | GRAHAM CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityDOR STHY 266, 9.0 RD MI. W JCT WITH USHY 191 [GPS: 32 DEG 34.198'N, 109 DEG 48.709'W, ELEV 1493 M]; PIALENO MTS
Verbatim LocalityUSA | ARIZONA | GRAHAM CO | DOR STHY 266, 9.0 RD MI. W JCT WITH USHY 191 [GPS: 32 DEG 34.198'N, 109 DEG 48.709'W, ELEV 1493 M]
Decimal Latitude32.56997
Decimal Longitude-109.81182
Verbatim LatitudeN32D 34.20'
Verbatim LongitudeW109D 48.71'
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters12
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeference RemarksGPS accuracy not recorded; 10 m assumed for error calculation
Georeferenced ByCS Lieb (UTEP)
Georeferenced Date8/30/2009
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-19247
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-19247
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34876
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesGPS
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees decimal minutes
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