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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWest Virginia
County/ParishUpshur County
LocalitySand Run, 2.1 Mi. Above Mouth
Institution CodeCumv
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number76917
Collected ByCollector(s): D. Ramsey, M. Shingleton
Date Collected1982-06-28

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The CUMV Fish Collection was established shortly after the founding of the university in 1865. Many of our earliest specimens were collected by well-known researchers such as David Starr Jordan, Carl Eigenmann, Charles Frederick Hartt and Seth Meek. By 1935, the collection contained only 3,000 lots, but during the following 35 years, Edward Raney and his students built the finest collection of eastern North American freshwater fishes in existence today. In Collette and Lachner's (1976) report on fish collections in the United States and Canada, the CUMV Fish Collection ranked thirteenth among all collections and fourth among National Resource Centers in North America. Although there is worldwide representation of both marine and freshwater species, the bulk of the collection is strongly representative of freshwater fishes from eastern North America and has formed the basis for numerous systematic works on the North American fish fauna. Much of the material is in large geographic series, and many sites have been sampled repeatedly through extended periods of time. Some specimens are from the original New York State Biological Survey (1926–1939). Many of our collections are from the highly industrialized Northeast and Middle Atlantic states and thus document earlier faunas in habitats now greatly altered, and we have repeated samples through time from many of these localities. The primary activities for the last several years has been collection building efforts directed toward African freshwater fishes.

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Name Casey Dillman
RoleCollection Manager
Emailcbd63@cornell.edu
Name Casey Dillman
RoleCollection Manager
Emailcbd63@cornell.edu
Name Laura Russell
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Name David Bloom
RoleCoordinator
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Name John Wieczorek
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Name Casey Dillman
RoleCollection Manager
Emailcbd63@cornell.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameHypentelium nigricans
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Actinopterygii; Cypriniformes; Catostomidae; Catostominae; Moxostomatini;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderCypriniformes
FamilyCatostomidae
GenusHypentelium
Specific Epithetnigricans
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByDaniel A. Cincotta, Gilbert W. Bane Jr., D. S. B.
Date Identified1982-06-28
Previous IdentificationsHypentelium nigricans (accepted ID) identified by Daniel A. Cincotta, Gilbert W. Bane Jr., D. S. B. on 1982-06-28; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number76917
Other Catalog NumbersTrapline ID=WVWR 380
Preparationswhole organism (isopropanol)
Individual Count4
Institution CodeCUMV
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:76917?seid=2187686
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): D. Ramsey, M. Shingleton
Date Collected1982-06-28
Verbatim Date Collected28/6/1982
Year1982
Month06
Day28
End Day of Year179
Sampling Protocolshocker
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceWest Virginia
CountyUpshur County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, West Virginia, Upshur County
ContinentNorth America
LocalitySand Run, 2.1 mi. above mouth
Verbatim LocalitySand Run, 2.1 mi. above mouth
HabitatDepth: AVG 30 in.; Water body width: AVG 30 ft.
Location According Tounknown
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2014-02-28 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2014-03-03 21:23:57.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:76917?seid=2187686
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiesunformatted measurements=56-94 mm SL
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:eventRemarksField notes on file
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:76917
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/CUMV:Fish:76917
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/i64g-wjcr
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