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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishNewton
LocalityNewton
Latitude30.8500004
Longitude-93.7529984
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number412
Collected ByHurst, J I
Date Collected1961-12-31

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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 NameGeomys bursarius pratincola
Higher ClassficationGEOMYS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyGeomyidae
GenusGeomys
Specific Epithetbursarius
Infraspecific Epithetpratincola
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number412
PreparationsSS | skin | skull
Sexfemale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:412
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByHURST, J I
Collector Number63
Field NumberTK943744
Date Collected1961-12-31
Verbatim Date Collected12/31/1961
Year1961
Month12
Day31
Start Day of Year365
End Day of Year365
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyNewton
Higher Geography| UNITED STATES | TEXAS | NEWTON CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityNEWTON
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | TEXAS | NEWTON CO | NEWTON
Decimal Latitude30.8500004
Decimal Longitude-93.7529984
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates15 428009 3413092
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByMia Hwang (TTU)
Georeferenced Date3/3/2003
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
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dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
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dwc:georeferenceSourcesTopozone.com
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
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