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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountrySouth Africa
State/ProvinceKwazulu-natal
LocalityDoornhoek, Pietermaritzburg
Latitude-29.616670599999996
Longitude30.383329399999997
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number40973
Collected ByEspie, I W
Date Collected1976-03-13

From Recordset

http://www.nsrl.ttu.edu/collections/Mammals/index.htm

The NSRL’s recent mammal collection houses more than 118,000 research specimens. Nearly 80% of these specimens are in the form of dried skin and/or skull and skeletal material preparations, while the rest are fluid-preserved specimens housed in a separate collection area. The dried skin and skeletal preparations are stored in 732 metal cabinets. These cabinets are specially designed to keep the specimens safe from UV light, dust, occasional insect pests, and other harmful agents. Every specimen is labeled with information concerning its species, sex, collector, preparator, collecting location, and other pieces of collecting data. Each specimen has also been given a catalog number and its data verified and entered into a searchable computer database. All specimens of the same species are stored together, organized by country, state, county, and finally catalog number. Groups of related species are housed in adjacent cases. As with the Genetic Resources Collection, the majority of these specimens in this collection are bar coded and a project is underway to bar code the rest to facilitate the retrieval of associated data and to reduce time and effort spent by the NSRL staff in maintaining an organized collection.

Contacts

Name Heath Garner
RoleCurator of Collections
Emailheath.garner@ttu.edu
Name Heath Garner
RoleCurator of Collections
Emailheath.garner@ttu.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameRhinolophus clivosus
Higher ClassficationRHINOLOPHUS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyRhinolophidae
GenusRhinolophus
Specific Epithetclivosus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number40973
PreparationsSS | skin | skull
Sexmale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:40973
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByESPIE, I W
Collector Number7
Field NumberTK913852
Date Collected1976-03-13
Verbatim Date Collected3/13/1976
Year1976
Month3
Day13
Start Day of Year73
End Day of Year73
Locality
CountrySouth Africa
Country CodeZA
State / ProvinceKwaZulu-Natal
Higher Geography| SOUTH AFRICA | NATAL | | | | |
ContinentAfrica
LocalityDOORNHOEK, PIETERMARITZBURG
Verbatim LocalitySOUTH AFRICA | NATAL | DOORNHOEK, PIETERMARITZBURG
Decimal Latitude-29.6166706
Decimal Longitude30.3833294
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters3491
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByElisa Bonaccorso (KUNHM)
Georeferenced Date11/15/2002
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:40973
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dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesGeoNet Name Server gazetteer
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34902
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees minutes seconds
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