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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceAlaska
LocalityKarst Deposit In The Limestone Gulch Area Of The White Mountains Recreation Area
Latitude65.4924444444
Longitude-147.5961111111
Institution CodeUam
Collection CodeEarth Science
Catalog Number14505
Collected ByCollector(s): Robin O. Mills
Date Collected2002-07-01

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The University of Alaska Museum of the North Earth Sciences collection (UAMES) focuses on Alaskan fossils. It contains more than 65,000 specimens in two sub-collections: paleontology and geology (not databased yet). The paleontology collection houses both vertebrate and invertebrate specimens, ranging from Cambrian archaeocyathids to Quaternary mammals. Significantly, it is the largest collection of polar dinosaurs in the world with 10,000 specimens, primarily from the North Slope of Alaska. It also comprises a diverse assortment of Alaskan Quaternary mammals, including a large portion of the material collected throughout Alaska by Otto W. Geist between the late 1920s and the 1960s. The collection also contains a variety of paleobotanical specimens and a large collection of invertebrates (both micro- and macrofossils). It is home to 39 holotypes and 409 paratypes, most of which are invertebrates. The collection is growing through active research projects in different regions of Alaska and collaboration with state and federal agencies.

Contacts

Name Patrick Druckenmiller
RoleCurator of Earth Sciences
Emailpsdruckenmiller@alaska.edu
Name Patrick Druckenmiller
RoleCurator of Earth Sciences
Emailpsdruckenmiller@alaska.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 Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Julie Rousseau
RoleEarth Sciences Collection Manager
Emailjirousseau@alaska.edu
Name Patrick Druckenmiller
RoleCurator of Earth Sciences
Emailpsdruckenmiller@alaska.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameClethrionomys rutilus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Rodentia; Cricetidae; Arvicolinae; (Pallas, 1779)
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyCricetidae
GenusClethrionomys
Specific Epithetrutilus
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByRobin O. Mills
Previous IdentificationsClethrionomys rutilus (accepted ID) identified by Robin O. Mills; method: field
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number14505
Other Catalog Numberscollector number=Bag 14e1; collector number=Karst 46; collector number=Sample 5 of 9
Preparationsdentary
Individual Count1
Institution CodeUAM
Collection CodeEarth Science
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:ES:14505?seid=681108
Basis of RecordFossilSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Associated Mediahttp://arctos.database.museum/MediaSearch.cfm?collection_object_id=21817125
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Robin O. Mills
Collector NumberBag 14e1; Karst 46; Sample 5 of 9
Date Collected2002-07-01/2005-08-31
Verbatim Date Collected2003-06-09
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceAlaska
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, Alaska, Livengood Quad, White Mountains National Recreation Area
ContinentNorth America
LocalityKarst deposit in the Limestone Gulch area of the White Mountains Recreation Area
Verbatim LocalitySamples collected 0cm below surface to 45cm in depth in Karst 46
Decimal Latitude65.4924444444
Decimal Longitude-147.5961111111
Georeference ProtocolBioGeoMancer
Location RemarksThis specimen was collected 16-21cm below the surface.
Verbatim Coordinates65d 29m 32.8s N/147d 35m 46s W
Location According ToRobin O. Mills
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters10
Geodetic DatumWorld Geodetic System 1984
Georeferenced ByRobin O. Mills
Georeferenced Date2003-06-09 00:00:00.0
Paleo Context
Earliest Epoch Or Lowest SeriesHolocene
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-02-24 13:42:31.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:ES:14505?seid=681108
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dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:ES:14505
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dwc:identificationVerificationStatusfield
dwc:georeferenceSourcesUSGS topo map
dcterms:licensehttp://arctosdb.org/home/data/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:ES:14505
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34847
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:eventTime2002-07-01/2005-08-31
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdeg. min. sec.
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