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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/ParishAlameda
LocalityNorth Oakland Sports Field
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number107015
Collected ByFulhorst, C Et Al; Mendez-h, F
Date Collected2001-03-16

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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 NameMicrotus californicus
Higher ClassficationMICROTUS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyCricetidae
GenusMicrotus
Specific Epithetcalifornicus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number107015
Other Catalog NumbersALA-01-35
PreparationsSN | skeleton | skull | tissue
Sexfemale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:107015
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByFULHORST, C ET AL; MENDEZ-H, F
Collector Number417
Field NumberTK123296
Date Collected2001-03-16
Verbatim Date Collected3/16/2001
Year2001
Month3
Day16
Start Day of Year75
End Day of Year75
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceCalifornia
CountyAlameda
Higher Geography| United States | California | Alameda Co | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityNORTH OAKLAND SPORTS FIELD
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | CALIFORNIA | ALAMEDA CO | NORTH OAKLAND SPORTS FIELD
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-26
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dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
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