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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishKimble
Locality6 Mi S, 1 Mi W London
Latitude30.5949993
Longitude-99.5839996
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number59592
Collected ByHehman, M W
Date Collected1991-05-19

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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 NameChaetodipus hispidus hispidus
Higher ClassficationCHAETODIPUS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyHeteromyidae
GenusChaetodipus
Specific Epithethispidus
Infraspecific Epithethispidus
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number59592
PreparationsSS | skin | skull
Sexmale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:59592
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByHEHMAN, M W
Collector Number14
Field NumberTK939575
Date Collected1991-05-19
Verbatim Date Collected5/19/1991
Year1991
Month5
Day19
Start Day of Year139
End Day of Year139
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyKimble
Higher Geography| United States | Texas | Kimble Co | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality6 MI S, 1 MI W LONDON
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | TEXAS | KIMBLE CO | 6 MI S, 1 MI W LONDON
Decimal Latitude30.5949993
Decimal Longitude-99.5839996
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates14 443998 3384702
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByMia Hwang (TTU)
Georeferenced Date3/3/2003
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
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dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesTopozone.com
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
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dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemUTM
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