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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishTerrell
Locality20 Mi S Of Sheffield
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number93424
Collected ByBlair, W F
Date Collected1949-06-22

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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 NameSylvilagus floridanus chapmani
Higher ClassficationSYLVILAGUS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderLagomorpha
FamilyLeporidae
GenusSylvilagus
Specific Epithetfloridanus
Infraspecific Epithetchapmani
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number93424
Other Catalog NumbersTMM-1990
PreparationsSB | skeleton | skin | skull
Life Stageadult
Sexfemale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:93424
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByBLAIR, W F
Collector Number2285
Field NumberTK977097
Date Collected1949-06-22
Verbatim Date Collected6/22/1949
Year1949
Month6
Day22
Start Day of Year173
End Day of Year173
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyTerrell
Higher Geography| United States | Texas | Terrell Co | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality20 MI S OF SHEFFIELD
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | TEXAS | TERRELL CO | 20 MI S OF SHEFFIELD
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:93424
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dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:dynamicProperties{"totalLengthInMM":"412", "tailLengthInMM":"66", "hindfootLengthInMM":"99", "earLengthInMM":"63" }
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34902
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