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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvincePennsylvania
County/ParishWestmoreland Co
Locality3 Mi S Rector- Marsh-sugar Camp Rd
Latitude40.196667
Longitude-79.238889
Institution CodeDmns
Collection CodeDmns
Catalog NumberZa.1406
Collected ByDurden B & C
Date Collected1965-07-03

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Worldwide in scope though with a focus on the American West, the Entomology and Arachnology collections at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science collectively comprise over 1,000,000 specimens and specimen lots. The Entomology collection contains over 950,000 specimens, with Coleoptera (750,000+ specimens) and Lepidoptera (130,000+ specimens) as primary foci. The holdings include at least 18 primary types and 150 paratypes, and dates of collection span from 1878 to the present. The dung beetle collection is the largest in the United States, and our scarab holdings are particularly strong in African as well as regional material. The Colorado Scarab Survey and the Colorado Microlepidoptera Survey, both long-term projects initiated and conducted by DMNS, are steadily growing our regional holdings and our knowledge of the Colorado fauna. The Arachnology collection, with over 55,000 vials of specimens and specimen lots, is the sixth largest in the United States. Holdings are particularly strong in Colorado species and in Solifugae, with 13 primary types and 65 paratypes. The Colorado Spider Survey, initiated at DMNS and now in its 16th year, has vastly expanded our knowledge of the Colorado spider fauna. At the end of 2014, the Entomology collection moved to a new, state-of-the-art collections facility in the south wing of the museum; the Arachnology collection will be moving to the new facility in 2016.

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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
Name Dr. Frank Krell or Dr. Paula Cushing
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Emailfrank.krell@dmns.org; paula.cushing@dmns.org
Name Neil
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Name Dr. Frank Krell or Dr. Paula Cushing
RoleCollection Manager
Emailfrank.krell@dmns.org; paula.cushing@dmns.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameDipoena nigra
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassArachnida
OrderAraneae
FamilyTheridiidae
GenusDipoena
Specific Epithetnigra
Scientific Name Authors(Emerton)
Specimen
Identified ByVogel, Beatrice R.
Catalog NumberZA.1406
Other Catalog Numbers1999-94
Individual Count2
Sexfemale
Institution CodeDMNS
Collection CodeDMNS
Occurrence IDe914ca70-3014-4aa1-bcb2-09689c128432
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByDurden B & C
Date Collected1965-07-03
Verbatim Date Collected3 July 1965
Year1965
Month7
Day3
Start Day of Year184
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvincePennsylvania
CountyWestmoreland Co
Continentnorth america
Locality3 mi S Rector- marsh-Sugar Camp Rd
Decimal Latitude40.196667
Decimal Longitude-79.238889
Minimum Elevation in Meters886
Verbatim Elevation2908 ft
Verbatim CoordinatesN40 11 48 W79 14 20
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
Modified2017-06-28 15:36:18
ID451383
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dcterms:rightsHolderDenver Museum of Nature & Science
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