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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishLive Oak
LocalityAor Fmrd 882, 4.1 Rd Mi. Wsw Jct Wih Fmrd 626, 95 M
Latitude28.711111573012936
Longitude-98.06251275373936
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-8794
Collected ByLieb, Cs (lieb, Cs & Roessling, Vj) 6753
Date Collected1981-07-07

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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-8794
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-8794
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByLIEB, CS (LIEB, CS & ROESSLING, VJ) 6753
Date Collected1981-07-07
Year1981
Month7
Day7
Start Day of Year188
End Day of Year188
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyLive Oak
Higher Geography| USA | TEXAS | LIVE OAK CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityAOR FMRD 882, 4.1 RD MI. WSW JCT WIH FMRD 626, 95 M
Verbatim LocalityUSA | TEXAS | LIVE OAK CO | AOR FMRD 882, 4.1 RD MI. WSW JCT WIH FMRD 626, 95 M
Decimal Latitude28.71085
Decimal Longitude-98.06223
Verbatim LatitudeN28D 42.65'
Verbatim LongitudeW098D 03.73'
Verbatim Coordinates14 591596 E 3176136 N
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters230
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference Remarksoffset byr d on Hwy 882 from jct with Hwy 626
Georeferenced ByCS Lieb (UTEP)
Georeferenced Date3/6/2011
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-8794
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-8794
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34876
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesUSGS 1:24,000 Pawnee Quad
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees decimal minutes
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