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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Mexico
County/ParishDoña Ana
LocalityAnapra
Latitude31.784170000000003
Longitude-106.56333
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberHo-277
Collected ByWorthington, Rd
Date Collected1970-10-24

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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 NameScaphiopus bombifrons
Higher ClassficationAmphibia | Anura | Scaphiopodidae | SCAPHIOPUS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderAnura
FamilyScaphiopodidae
GenusScaphiopus
Specific Epithetbombifrons
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NamePlains Spadefoot
Specimen
Catalog NumberHo-277
Preparationsskeleton
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:Ho-277
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByWORTHINGTON, RD
Date Collected1970-10-24
Year1970
Collection RemarksMALE SV = 56MM SKELETON COMPLETE
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceNew Mexico
CountyDoña Ana
Higher Geography| USA | NEW MEXICO | DOA ANA CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityANAPRA
Verbatim LocalityUSA | NEW MEXICO | DOA ANA CO | ANAPRA
Decimal Latitude31.78417
Decimal Longitude-106.56333
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeference RemarksOK, left in Anapra; Anapra is very close to the MX border, so according to GADM GIS Layers, falls in MX, but on GE is in NM
Georeferenced ByStephen R (MSB)
Georeferenced Date7/21/2007
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
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dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=ho-277
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34876
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesArcGIS software with data from NM Resource Geograhic Information System Program (http://rgis.unm.edu) and other inhouse resources
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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