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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishPresidio
Locality14 Mi Se Of Presidio
Latitude29.55853
Longitude-104.3708
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeTtu-z
Catalog NumberTtu-z_005665
Collected ByOscar F. Francke; Moody, Merickel
Date Collected1979-08-11

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The Invertebrate Zoology collection (TTU-Z) of the Museum of Texas Tech University is international in scope with an emphasis on arthropods from semi-arid and arid lands, especially from North America. The collection consists primarily of insects, arachnids, and crustaceans. The pinned collection contains over 3,200 genera and 7,500 identified species. These counts are underestimated because they were made over a decade ago and the majority of the collection holdings have not been identified nor cataloged. The estimated minimal numbers are: Pinned Insects about 1 million individuals, Med/Vet Zoology about 75,000, Arachnids under 50,000, Miscellaneous groups under 1,000. At least 3 million specimens are retained as sealed, bulk specimens. These samples are mostly cataloged and are being split and labeled as time permits (motivated by researchers’ needs). There are currently slightly more than 800 type specimens (mostly paratypes) in the collection.

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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
Name James Cokendolpher
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Emailjames.cokendolpher@ttu.edu
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Name James Cokendolpher
RoleCollection Manager
Emailjames.cokendolpher@ttu.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NamePogonomyrmex maricopa
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderHymenoptera
FamilyFormicidae
GenusPogonomyrmex
Specific Epithetmaricopa
Scientific Name AuthorsWheeler, 1914
Specimen
Identified ByFranck W. Merickel
Catalog NumberTTU-Z_005665
Other Catalog NumbersTTU1997-058
Preparations70% ethanol
Individual Count50
Life StageAdult
SexWorker
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeTTU-Z
Occurrence IDTTU-Z_005665
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByOscar F. Francke; Moody, Merickel
Collector Number5665
Date Collected1979-08-11
Verbatim Date Collected11-Aug-79
Year1979
Month8
Day11
Start Day of Year223
Sampling Protocol70% ethanol
Collection Remarkslevel, 6"" tumulus
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyPresidio
Continentnorth america
Locality14 mi SE of Presidio
HabitatLarrea, Chilopsis, Tamarix; sandy loam
Decimal Latitude29.55853
Decimal Longitude-104.3708
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByAlex Gregg
Other
Modified2014-06-14 00:00:00
ID839955
dwc:georeferenceSourcesgeoref batch tool 2013-10-25
symbiota:recordEnteredByTamara Enr¡quez, 2004/James C. Cokendolpher, 2009
dwc:collectionIDd4e788b4-5d52-47a3-873e-227c6df49c7b
dcterms:rightsHolderMuseum of Texas Tech University
dcterms:accessRightsCC BY-NC (Attribution-Non-Commercial)
dcterms:referenceshttp://symbiota4.acis.ufl.edu/scan/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=839955
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusreviewed - high confidence
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