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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishLamb
Locality5 Mi N Fieldton
Latitude34.10900120000001
Longitude-102.2050018
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number61434
Collected ByYancey, F D
Date Collected1992-05-25

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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 NameDipodomys ordii medius
Higher ClassficationDIPODOMYS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyHeteromyidae
GenusDipodomys
Specific Epithetordii
Infraspecific Epithetmedius
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number61434
PreparationsSS | skin | skull
Sexmale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:61434
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByYANCEY, F D
Collector Number73
Field NumberTK940502
Date Collected1992-05-25
Verbatim Date Collected5/25/1992
Year1992
Month5
Day25
Start Day of Year146
End Day of Year146
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyLamb
Higher Geography| UNITED STATES | TEXAS | LAMB CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality5 MI N FIELDTON
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | TEXAS | LAMB CO | 5 MI N FIELDTON
Decimal Latitude34.1090012
Decimal Longitude-102.2050018
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates13 757797 3777563
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByMia Hwang (TTU)
Georeferenced Date3/3/2003
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:61434
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/ttu/mammals?id=61434
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesTopozone.com
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34902
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemUTM
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