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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Mexico
County/ParishSocorro County
LocalitySevilleta Wlr, Enclosure Web=nw
Latitude34.4081
Longitude-107.00145
Institution CodeMsb
Collection CodeMammal Specimens
Catalog Number254029
Collected ByCollector(s): Hantavirus New Mexico; Preparator(s): Hantavirus New Mexico
Date Collected1998-06-30

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http://www.msb.unm.edu/mammals

The MSB Division of Mammals contains over 250,000 catalogued specimens and is among the five largest in the world. Specimens date back to the 1890's with the majority documenting the rapid environmental change that has occurred since 1950. The collection contains 16 holotypes, 6 paratypes, 1 syntype, 93 symbiotypes. Important collections integrated into the MSB include the USGS Biological Surveys collection (26,000), the UIMNH (Hoffmeister) Collection (33,000), and the Rausch Collection (4,000 specimens and parasites). Specimens range from traditional skin/skull and fluid vouchers to "holistic vouchers" containing skin, skull, post-cranial skeleton, up to seven tissue types (heart, kidney, liver, lung, spleen, muscle, blood), cell suspensions, and ecto and endo parasites. Additionally, frozen tissue samples are available for about 130,000 individual mammals and date back to the late 1970's. Serology data associated with hantavirus surveillance programs in the Americas are associated with 37,000 specimens. The MSB houses an extensive archive of field journals and catalogues that date to the 1900's and are associated with specimens held in the collection. The collections are growing rapidly through the active research programs of curators, staff, and students, and through ongoing collaborations with other institutions and governmental agencies.

Contacts

Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.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 Jon Dunnum
RoleCollection Manager, Mammals
Emailjldunnum@unm.edu
Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameReithrodontomys megalotis
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Rodentia; Cricetidae; Neotominae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyCricetidae
GenusReithrodontomys
Specific Epithetmegalotis
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified Byunknown
Date Identified2005-03-10
Previous IdentificationsReithrodontomys megalotis (accepted ID) identified by unknown on 2005-03-10; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number254029
Other Catalog NumbersDGR: Division of Genomic Resources (MSB)=16032; NK=83302; institutional catalog number=MSB M -; original identifier=EAR TAG=5125
Preparationsunknown (frozen)
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeMSB
Collection CodeMammal specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:254029?seid=974232
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Hantavirus New Mexico; Preparator(s): Hantavirus New Mexico
Date Collected1998-06-30
Verbatim Date Collected30-Jun-1998
Year1998
Month06
Day30
End Day of Year181
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceNew Mexico
CountySocorro County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, New Mexico, Socorro County
ContinentNorth America
LocalitySevilleta WLR, Enclosure Web=NW
Verbatim LocalitySevilleta WLR, Enclosure Web=NW
Decimal Latitude34.4081
Decimal Longitude-107.00145
Maximum Elevation in Meters1500
Minimum Elevation in Meters1500
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Location RemarksVerbatim Coordinates: 34D 21.5'N 106D 53.2'W
Verbatim Coordinates34.4081/-107.00145
Location According Tounknown
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters300
Geodetic DatumNorth American Datum 1983
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2012-07-08 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-11-22 14:01:36.0
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dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:254029
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=male
dwc:georeferenceSourcesGPS (transcribed)
dcterms:licensehttp://arctosdb.org/home/data/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:254029
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34495
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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