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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTennessee
County/ParishHumphreys
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeTtu-z
Catalog NumberTtu-z_045628
Collected ByJ. H. Lowe; E. E. C. Clebsch
Date Collected2005-07-27

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http://www.nsrl.ttu.edu/collections/Invertebrates/index.htm

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 NameXX
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderColeoptera
FamilyScarabaeidae
Scientific Name AuthorsLatreille, 1802
Specimen
Catalog NumberTTU-Z_045628
Other Catalog NumbersTTU2003-063
Preparations70% ethanol, dry pinned
Individual Count1
Life Stageadult
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeTTU-Z
Occurrence IDTTU-Z_045628
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByJ. H. Lowe; E. E. C. Clebsch
Date Collected2005-07-27
Verbatim Date Collected7/25-27/2005
Year2005
Month7
Day27
Start Day of Year208
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceTennessee
CountyHumphreys
Continentnorth america
HabitatUV light trap
Verbatim Coordinates434821. E: 3995049. N
Other
Modified2015-01-08 00:00:00
ID12878373
symbiota:recordEnteredByCokendolpher, et al.
dwc:collectionIDd4e788b4-5d52-47a3-873e-227c6df49c7b
dcterms:rightsHolderMuseum of Texas Tech University
dcterms:accessRightsCC BY-NC (Attribution-Non-Commercial)
dwc:dispositionD-0034_01499: Sushma.Chiluvuri
dcterms:referenceshttp://symbiota4.acis.ufl.edu/scan/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=12878373
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