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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryHonduras
State/ProvinceColón
LocalityLa Ceiba, S.a.g. Laboratorio
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number103996
Collected ByBradley, R D Et Al; Longhofer, L K
Date Collected2004-07-21

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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 NameDesmodus rotundus
Higher ClassficationDESMODUS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyPhyllostomidae
GenusDesmodus
Specific Epithetrotundus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number103996
PreparationsSB | skeleton | skin | skull | tissue
Sexfemale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:103996
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByBRADLEY, R D ET AL; LONGHOFER, L K
Collector Number301
Field NumberTK136907
Date Collected2004-07-21
Verbatim Date Collected7/21/2004
Year2004
Month7
Day21
Start Day of Year203
End Day of Year203
Locality
CountryHonduras
Country CodeHN
State / ProvinceColón
Higher Geography| HONDURAS | COLON | | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityLA CEIBA, S.A.G. LABORATORIO
Verbatim LocalityHONDURAS | COLON | LA CEIBA, S.A.G. LABORATORIO
Verbatim Coordinates16 1740997 515453
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-26
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dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
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