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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishSherman
Locality1.5 Miles Se Of Stratford
Latitude33.63477
Longitude-96.60913
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeTtu-z
Catalog NumberTtu-z_004279
Collected ByJ. V. Moody; F. W. Merickel
Date Collected1979-05-08

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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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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
Name James Cokendolpher
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Emailjames.cokendolpher@ttu.edu
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Name James Cokendolpher
RoleCollection Manager
Emailjames.cokendolpher@ttu.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NamePheidole
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderHymenoptera
FamilyFormicidae
GenusPheidole
Scientific Name AuthorsWestwood, 1839
Specimen
Catalog NumberTTU-Z_004279
Other Catalog NumbersTTU1997-058
Preparations80% ethanol
Individual Count10
Life StageAdult, Brood
Sexworkers
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeTTU-Z
Occurrence IDTTU-Z_004279
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByJ. V. Moody; F. W. Merickel
Collector Number4279
Date Collected1979-05-08
Verbatim Date Collected08-V-1979
Year1979
Month5
Day8
Start Day of Year128
Collection RemarksEthanol replaced to new glass vial; nest with 2"" tumulus
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceTexas
CountySherman
Continentnorth america
Locality1.5 miles SE of Stratford
Habitat10 degree NW, overgazed pasture; clay loam
Decimal Latitude33.63477
Decimal Longitude-96.60913
Minimum Elevation in Meters1097
Verbatim Elevation3600 feet
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByAlex Gregg
Other
Modified2014-09-19 00:00:00
ID841309
dwc:georeferenceSourcesgeoref batch tool 2013-10-25
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=841309
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusreviewed - high confidence
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