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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryCanada
State/ProvinceNorthwest Territories
LocalityHeadwaters; South Nahonni River
Institution CodeMsb
Collection CodeMammal Specimens
Catalog Number144575
Collected ByCollector(s): Richard Popko; Preparator(s): Benjamin Oliver Schaff
Date Collected2004-08-01

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http://www.msb.unm.edu/mammals

The MSB Division of Mammals contains over 250,000 catalogued specimens and is among the five largest in the world. Specimens date back to the 1890's with the majority documenting the rapid environmental change that has occurred since 1950. The collection contains 16 holotypes, 6 paratypes, 1 syntype, 93 symbiotypes. Important collections integrated into the MSB include the USGS Biological Surveys collection (26,000), the UIMNH (Hoffmeister) Collection (33,000), and the Rausch Collection (4,000 specimens and parasites). Specimens range from traditional skin/skull and fluid vouchers to "holistic vouchers" containing skin, skull, post-cranial skeleton, up to seven tissue types (heart, kidney, liver, lung, spleen, muscle, blood), cell suspensions, and ecto and endo parasites. Additionally, frozen tissue samples are available for about 130,000 individual mammals and date back to the late 1970's. Serology data associated with hantavirus surveillance programs in the Americas are associated with 37,000 specimens. The MSB houses an extensive archive of field journals and catalogues that date to the 1900's and are associated with specimens held in the collection. The collections are growing rapidly through the active research programs of curators, staff, and students, and through ongoing collaborations with other institutions and governmental agencies.

Contacts

Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Jon Dunnum
RoleCollection Manager, Mammals
Emailjldunnum@unm.edu
Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameMicrotus pennsylvanicus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Rodentia; Cricetidae; Arvicolinae; (Ord, 1815)
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyCricetidae
GenusMicrotus
Specific Epithetpennsylvanicus
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByBenjamin Oliver Schaff
Date Identified2006-03-09
Previous IdentificationsMicrotus pennsylvanicus (accepted ID) identified by Benjamin Oliver Schaff on 2006-03-09; method: student
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number144575
Other Catalog NumbersNK=135618
Preparationsliver (frozen); heart, lung (frozen); whole organism (ethanol)
Individual Count1
Sexunknown
Institution CodeMSB
Collection CodeMammal specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:144575?seid=1333002
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Richard Popko; Preparator(s): Benjamin Oliver Schaff
Date Collected2004-08-01/2004-08-31
Verbatim Date CollectedAugust 2004
Collection Remarkssnap trapped, tissues pulled 9 Mar 2006, already in 95% etoh, wet
Locality
CountryCanada
State / ProvinceNorthwest Territories
Higher GeographyNorth America, Canada, Northwest Territories
ContinentNorth America
LocalityHeadwaters; South Nahonni River
Verbatim LocalityHeadwaters; South Nahonni River
Location According Tounknown
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2012-07-08 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
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dwc:identificationVerificationStatusstudent
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dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=unknown ; total length=111 mm; tail length=31 mm; hind foot with claw=19 mm; ear from notch=12 mm; weight=14.6 g
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dwc:eventTime2004-08-01/2004-08-31
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