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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountrySouth Africa
LocalityRoodeplaat Provincial Nat. Reserve, 16 Km Ne Pretoria
Latitude-30.681280100000002
Longitude28.701530499999997
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number42385
Collected ByRutenbach, I L; Hood, C S
Date Collected1985-03-11

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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 NameAethomys chrysophilus
Higher ClassficationAETHOMYS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyMuridae
GenusAethomys
Specific Epithetchrysophilus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number42385
PreparationsSB | skeleton | skin | skull | tissue
Sexmale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:42385
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByRUTENBACH, I L; HOOD, C S
Collector Number1533
Field NumberTK25718
Date Collected1985-03-11
Verbatim Date Collected3/11/1985
Year1985
Month3
Day11
Start Day of Year70
End Day of Year70
Locality
CountrySouth Africa
Country CodeZA
Higher Geography| South Africa | Transvaal | | | | |
ContinentAfrica
LocalityROODEPLAAT PROVINCIAL NAT. RESERVE, 16 KM NE PRETORIA
Verbatim LocalitySOUTH AFRICA | TRANSVAAL | ROODEPLAAT PROVINCIAL NAT. RESERVE, 16 KM NE PRETORIA
Decimal Latitude-30.6812801
Decimal Longitude28.7015305
Verbatim Latitude25 37 (S)
Verbatim Longitude28 27 (E)
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters8556
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByElisa Bonaccorso (KUNHM)
Georeferenced Date11/15/2002
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-26
IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:42385
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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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