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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountrySouth Africa
State/ProvinceCape Providence
Locality2 Km Nw Klapmuts
Latitude-33.7872505
Longitude18.8513908
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number57192
Collected BySchlitter, D A; Qumsiyeh, M B
Date Collected1984-11-14

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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 NameTatera afra
Higher ClassficationGERBILLISCUS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyMuridae
GenusTatera
Specific Epithetafra
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number57192
PreparationsAL | alcoholic
Sexmale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:57192
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected BySCHLITTER, D A; QUMSIYEH, M B
Collector Number970
Field NumberTK913844
Date Collected1984-11-14
Verbatim Date Collected11/14/1984
Year1984
Month11
Day14
Start Day of Year319
End Day of Year319
Locality
CountrySouth Africa
Country CodeZA
State / ProvinceCAPE PROVIDENCE
Higher Geography| SOUTH AFRICA | CAPE PROVIDENCE | | | | |
ContinentAfrica
Locality2 KM NW KLAPMUTS
Verbatim LocalitySOUTH AFRICA | CAPE PROVIDENCE | 2 KM NW KLAPMUTS
Decimal Latitude-33.7872505
Decimal Longitude18.8513908
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters4755
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByElisa Bonaccorso (KUNHM)
Georeferenced Date11/15/2002
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:57192
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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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