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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishGillespie
Locality26.9 Miles Wnw Of Fredericksburg
Latitude29.77868
Longitude-98.48145
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeTtu-z
Catalog NumberTtu-z_021940
Date Collected1979-05-27

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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
Name Neil
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Name James Cokendolpher
RoleCollection Manager
Emailjames.cokendolpher@ttu.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameConomyrma insana
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderHymenoptera
FamilyFormicidae
GenusConomyrma
Specific Epithetinsana
Scientific Name Authors(Buckley, 1866)
Specimen
Identified ByJames C. Cokendolpher
Date Identified1985
Catalog NumberTTU-Z_021940
Other Catalog NumbersTTU1997-058
Preparations70% ethanol
Individual Count1
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeTTU-Z
Occurrence IDTTU-Z_021940
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collector Number21940
Date Collected1979-05-27
Verbatim Date Collected27-V-1979
Year1979
Month5
Day27
Start Day of Year147
Collection Remarks20 to RW sites, Univ. Missouri, 3-21-91; Becky Nichols
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyGillespie
Continentnorth america
Locality26.9 miles WNW of Fredericksburg
Habitat20 to R.W Sites University of Missouri, 3-21-91; Becky Nichols
Decimal Latitude29.77868
Decimal Longitude-98.48145
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByAlex Gregg
Other
Modified2014-06-14 00:00:00
ID835887
dwc:georeferenceSourcesgeoref batch tool 2014-03-03
symbiota:recordEnteredByhannah.brooks
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=835887
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusreviewed - high confidence
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