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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceArizona
County/ParishPima County
LocalityAjax Mine, 2 Mi S, 0.5 Mi W Arivaca
Latitude31.5412016
Longitude-111.3384285
Institution CodeMsb
Collection CodeMammal Specimens
Catalog Number182747
Collected ByCollector(s): Woodrow Goodpaster, L. Goodpaster
Date Collected1959-04-03

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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
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameThomomys bottae modicus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Rodentia; Geomyidae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyGeomyidae
GenusThomomys
Specific Epithetbottae
Infraspecific Epithetmodicus
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByWoodrow Goodpaster
Date Identified1959-04-03
Previous IdentificationsThomomys bottae modicus (accepted ID) identified by Woodrow Goodpaster on 1959-04-03; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number182747
Other Catalog NumbersUIMNH: University of Illinois Museum of Natural History=20080; collector number=10005
Preparationsskin; skull
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeMSB
Collection CodeMammal specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:182747?seid=779182
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Woodrow Goodpaster, L. Goodpaster
Collector Number10005
Date Collected1959-04-03
Verbatim Date Collected3 April 1959
Year1959
Month04
Day03
End Day of Year93
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceArizona
CountyPima County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, Arizona, Pima County
ContinentNorth America
LocalityAjax Mine, 2 mi S, 0.5 mi W Arivaca
Verbatim LocalityAjax Mine, 2 mi S, 0.5 mi W Arivaca
Decimal Latitude31.5412016
Decimal Longitude-111.3384285
Georeference ProtocolBioGeoMancer
Verbatim Coordinates31.5412016/-111.3384285
Location According ToJason L. Malaney
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters844
Geodetic DatumWorld Geodetic System 1984
Georeferenced ByJason L. Malaney
Georeferenced Date2009-10-15 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2009-11-03 11:34:16.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:182747?seid=779182
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:182747
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=female
dwc:georeferenceSourcesbiogeomancer
dcterms:licensehttp://arctosdb.org/home/data/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:182747
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34495
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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