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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryMexico
State/ProvinceChihuahua
County/ParishRosales
Locality26 Mi. Se Cd Chihuahua
Latitude28.450196400057283
Longitude-105.72047773156423
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-5904
Collected ByWebb, Rg 5386
Date Collected1970-07-05

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The UTEP Biodiversity Collections originated as departmental teaching and research collections in the early 1960s. Between the mid-1960s and the early 1970s, the collections were formalized under the name Museum of Arid Land Biology (acronym MALB). In 1976, organizational changes instituted by the university resulted in the renaming of the collections and associated activities as the Laboratory for Environmental Biology (acronym UTEP, though locally called the "LEB"). In July of 1993, the Laboratory became associated with the University of Texas at El Paso's Centennial Museum through a memorandum of understanding.

Some 160,000 curated specimens form the base for research by Centennial Museum personnel and faculty curators; by graduate and undergraduate students from the University of Texas at El Paso; and, through loans and visitation, graduate students and professionals from other institutions. The name was changed to UTEP Biodiversity Collections in August of 2012.

Collections primarily are of modern amphibians, reptiles, and birds as well as fossil vertebrates (amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals). The collections have a regional emphasis, but also contain material from outside the Southwest, particularly from Mexico. The research collections are maintained in the Biology Building.

Contacts

Name Teresa Mayfield
RoleManager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
Emailtmayfield@utep.edu
Name Teresa Mayfield
RoleManager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
Emailtmayfield@utep.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 Arthur Harris
RoleCurator of the Paleobiology collection
Emailaharris@utep.edu
Name Carl Lieb
RoleCo-Curator of the Herpetology Collection
Emailclieb@utep.edu
Name Philip Lavretsky
RoleCurator of Ornithology
Emailplavretsky@utep.edu
Name Teresa Mayfield
RoleManager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
Emailtmayfield@utep.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameScaphiopus couchi
Higher ClassficationAmphibia | Anura | Scaphiopodidae | SCAPHIOPUS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderAnura
FamilyScaphiopodidae
GenusScaphiopus
Specific Epithetcouchi
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameCouch's Spadefoot
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-5904
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-5904
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByWEBB, RG 5386
Date Collected1970-07-05
Year1970
Month7
Day5
Start Day of Year186
End Day of Year186
Locality
CountryMexico
Country CodeMX
State / ProvinceChihuahua
CountyRosales
Higher Geography| MEXICO | CHIHUAHUA | MPIO ROSALES (PROB.) | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality26 MI. SE CD CHIHUAHUA
Verbatim LocalityMEXICO | CHIHUAHUA | MPIO ROSALES (PROB.) | 26 MI. SE CD CHIHUAHUA
Decimal Latitude28.45
Decimal Longitude-105.72
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeferenced ByLeticia Ochoa (UNAM)
Georeferenced Date6/5/2006
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
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dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-5904
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34876
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesCartografa Digital del Laboratorio de SIG'S y PR, Instituto de Geografa, UNAM. Incluye: INEGI, 2000; IMT2000. Escala 1:250,000
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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