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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryBotswana
State/ProvinceNorth-west
LocalityGcwihaba Caves, 18.8 Km N, 114.2 Km W Tsao (tsau)
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number115128
Collected ByBotswana 2009; Ferguson, A W
Date Collected2009-07-25

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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 NameAethomys chrysophilus
Higher ClassficationAETHOMYS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyMuridae
GenusAethomys
Specific Epithetchrysophilus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number115128
PreparationsAL | alcoholic | tissue
Sexfemale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:115128
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByBOTSWANA 2009; FERGUSON, A W
Collector Number601
Field NumberTK164955
Date Collected2009-07-25
Verbatim Date Collected7/25/2009
Year2009
Month7
Day25
Start Day of Year206
End Day of Year206
Locality
CountryBotswana
Country CodeBW
State / ProvinceNorth-West
Higher Geography| Botswana | Ngamiland | | | | |
ContinentAfrica
LocalityGCWIHABA CAVES, 18.8 KM N, 114.2 KM W TSAO (TSAU)
Verbatim LocalityBOTSWANA | NGAMILAND | GCWIHABA CAVES, 18.8 KM N, 114.2 KM W TSAO (TSAU)
Maximum Elevation in Meters1033
Minimum Elevation in Meters1033
Verbatim Elevation1033 M
Verbatim Coordinates34K 537100 7785735
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-26
IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:115128
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