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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNevada
County/ParishLincoln County
Locality6 Mi N And 31 Mi W Hiko
Latitude37.68394
Longitude-115.78825
Institution CodeMvz
Collection CodeMammal Specimens
Catalog Number159059
Collected ByCollector(s): Mark S. Hafner
Date Collected1976-03-27

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The MVZ mammal collection is the fourth largest in the United States and the second largest such collection associated with a U.S. academic institution. It contains over 228,000 skin, skull, skeleton and fluid-preserved specimens. Over 33,700 are also represented by frozen or fluid preserved tissues. The collection includes 364 type specimens, making it the fourth largest collection of such specimens in the US. Karyotype (chromosome) preparations are available for ca. 4,000 rodent specimens. These consist of slides of chromosome preparations and, in some cases, black and white photos and/or 35 mm negatives of chromosome spreads. The mammal collection also houses large series of lab-raised specimens from research by Francis B. Sumner, Richard D. Sage, and William Z. Lidicker.

Contacts

Name Chris Conroy
RoleStaff Curator of Mammals
Emailondatra@berkeley.edu
Name Chris Conroy
RoleStaff Curator of Mammals
Emailondatra@berkeley.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 Eileen Lacey
RoleFaculty Curator of Mammals
Emailealacey@berkeley.edu
Name James Patton
RoleFaculty Curator of Mammals
Emailpatton@berkeley.edu
Name Chris Conroy
RoleStaff Curator of Mammals
Emailondatra@berkeley.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameMicrodipodops megacephalus megacephalus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Rodentia; Heteromyidae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyHeteromyidae
GenusMicrodipodops
Specific Epithetmegacephalus
Infraspecific Epithetmegacephalus
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByMuseum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley
Date Identified1999-01-27
Previous IdentificationsMicrodipodops megacephalus megacephalus (accepted ID) identified by Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley on 1999-01-27; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number159059
Other Catalog Numberscollector number=528
Preparationsskull; skeleton, postcranial
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeMVZ
Collection CodeMammal specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Mamm:159059?seid=1071356
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Mark S. Hafner
Collector Number528
Date Collected1976-03-27
Verbatim Date Collected27 Mar 1976
Year1976
Month03
Day27
End Day of Year87
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceNevada
CountyLincoln County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, Nevada, Lincoln County
ContinentNorth America
Locality6 mi N and 31 mi W Hiko
Verbatim Locality6 mi N and 31 mi W Hiko
Decimal Latitude37.68394
Decimal Longitude-115.78825
Maximum Elevation in Meters1463.04
Minimum Elevation in Meters1463.04
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS georeferencing guidelines
Verbatim Coordinates37.68394/-115.78825
Location According ToCyril L. Fernandez
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters2875.897728
Geodetic DatumNorth American Datum 1927
Georeferenced ByCyril L. Fernandez
Georeferenced Date2002-07-31 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-07-25 20:29:21.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Mamm:159059?seid=1071356
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Mamm:159059
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34904
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=male
dwc:georeferenceSourcesArcView GNIS; DeLorme NV Gazetteer
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Mamm:159059
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34777
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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