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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishMaverick
Locality20.5 Miles Nw Of Eagle Pass
Latitude28.74358
Longitude-100.34637
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeTtu-z
Catalog NumberTtu-z_003992
Collected ByO. F. Francke; J. V. Moody, F. W. Merickel
Date Collected1979-03-21

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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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Name James Cokendolpher
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Taxonomy
Scientific NamePheidole dentata
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderHymenoptera
FamilyFormicidae
GenusPheidole
Specific Epithetdentata
Scientific Name AuthorsMayr, 1886
Specimen
Identified ByJ. V. Moody
Date Identified16-IV-79
Catalog NumberTTU-Z_003992
Other Catalog NumbersTTU1997-058
Individual Count50
Life StageAdult, Brood
Sexworkers
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeTTU-Z
Occurrence IDTTU-Z_003992
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByO. F. Francke; J. V. Moody, F. W. Merickel
Collector Number3992
Date Collected1979-03-21
Verbatim Date Collected21-03-1979
Year1979
Month3
Day21
Start Day of Year80
Collection RemarksEthanol replaced to new glass vial; open nest, 2 1/2"" tumulus
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyMaverick
Continentnorth america
Locality20.5 miles NW of Eagle Pass
Habitat5 degrees S, mesquite, sweet clover, mustards; fine sandy loam
Decimal Latitude28.74358
Decimal Longitude-100.34637
Minimum Elevation in Meters229
Verbatim Elevation750 feet
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByAlex Gregg
Other
Modified2014-09-12 00:00:00
ID841592
dwc:georeferenceSourcesgeoref batch tool 2013-10-22
symbiota:recordEnteredByTamara Enr¡quez, 2004/James C. Cokendolpher, 2009
dwc:collectionIDd4e788b4-5d52-47a3-873e-227c6df49c7b
dcterms:rightsHolderMuseum of Texas Tech University
dcterms:accessRightsCC BY-NC (Attribution-Non-Commercial)
dcterms:referenceshttp://symbiota4.acis.ufl.edu/scan/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=841592
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusreviewed - high confidence
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