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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishBrewster
LocalityBig Bend Np, 2.5 Miles Sw Of Grapevine Hills Ranch
Latitude29.43003
Longitude-103.7439
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeTtu-z
Catalog NumberTtu-z_213604
Collected ByL & C.w. O'brien
Date Collected1970-03-25

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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 NameSteriphanus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderColeoptera
FamilyTenebrionidae
GenusSteriphanus
Scientific Name AuthorsCasey, 1907
Specimen
Identified ByC.A. Triplehorn
Date Identified1972
Catalog NumberTTU-Z_213604
Preparationsdry pinned
Individual Count1
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeTTU-Z
Occurrence IDTTU-Z_213604
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByL & C.W. O'Brien
Collector Number213604
Date Collected1970-03-25
Verbatim Date Collected3/25/1970
Year1970
Month3
Day25
Start Day of Year84
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyBrewster
Continentnorth america
LocalityBig Bend NP, 2.5 miles SW of Grapevine Hills Ranch
Decimal Latitude29.43003
Decimal Longitude-103.7439
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByAlex Gregg
Other
Modified2014-06-16 00:00:00
ID850728
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dwc:georeferenceSourcesgeoref batch tool 2014-02-14
dcterms:referenceshttp://symbiota4.acis.ufl.edu/scan/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=850728
symbiota:recordEnteredByamanda.nichols
dwc:collectionIDd4e788b4-5d52-47a3-873e-227c6df49c7b
dcterms:rightsHolderMuseum of Texas Tech University
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusreviewed - high confidence
dcterms:accessRightsCC BY-NC (Attribution-Non-Commercial)
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