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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishWichita
LocalityIowa Park
Latitude33.9599991
Longitude-98.6809998
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number62092
Collected ByRobertson, T L
Date Collected1990-03-06

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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 NameMephitis mephitis mesomelas
Higher ClassficationMEPHITIS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCarnivora
FamilyMephitidae
GenusMephitis
Specific Epithetmephitis
Infraspecific Epithetmesomelas
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number62092
PreparationsSK | skull
Sexmale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:62092
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByROBERTSON, T L
Collector Number14
Field NumberTK947415
Date Collected1990-03-06
Verbatim Date Collected3/6/1990
Year1990
Month3
Day6
Start Day of Year65
End Day of Year65
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyWichita
Higher Geography| United States | Texas | Wichita Co | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityIOWA PARK
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | TEXAS | WICHITA CO | IOWA PARK
Decimal Latitude33.9599991
Decimal Longitude-98.6809998
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates14 529505 3757548
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByMia Hwang (TTU)
Georeferenced Date3/3/2003
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:62092
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dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/ttu/mammals?id=62092
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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