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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishBrewster
LocalityBig Bend National Park, 6 Miles Se Of Panther Junction
Latitude29.432420000000004
Longitude-104.02405
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeTtu-z
Catalog NumberTtu-z_002789
Collected ByOscar F. Francke; Moody, Hall
Date Collected1978-07-29

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The Invertebrate Zoology collection (TTU-Z) of the Museum of Texas Tech University is international in scope with an emphasis on arthropods from semi-arid and arid lands, especially from North America. The collection consists primarily of insects, arachnids, and crustaceans. The pinned collection contains over 3,200 genera and 7,500 identified species. These counts are underestimated because they were made over a decade ago and the majority of the collection holdings have not been identified nor cataloged. The estimated minimal numbers are: Pinned Insects about 1 million individuals, Med/Vet Zoology about 75,000, Arachnids under 50,000, Miscellaneous groups under 1,000. At least 3 million specimens are retained as sealed, bulk specimens. These samples are mostly cataloged and are being split and labeled as time permits (motivated by researchers’ needs). There are currently slightly more than 800 type specimens (mostly paratypes) in the collection.

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Name James Cokendolpher
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameDorymyrmex bicolor
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderHymenoptera
FamilyFormicidae
GenusDorymyrmex
Specific Epithetbicolor
Scientific Name AuthorsWheeler, 1906
Specimen
Identified ByJames C. Cokendolpher
Date Identified1985
Catalog NumberTTU-Z_002789
Other Catalog NumbersTTU1997-058
Preparations70% ethanol
Individual Count50
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeTTU-Z
Occurrence IDTTU-Z_002789
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByOscar F. Francke; Moody, Hall
Collector Number2789
Date Collected1978-07-29
Verbatim Date Collected29-VII-1978
Year1978
Month7
Day29
Start Day of Year210
Sampling Protocol70% ethanol
Collection Remarksopen 3"" x 1/2"" sand tumulus, level
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyBrewster
Continentnorth america
LocalityBig Bend National Park, 6 miles SE of Panther Junction
HabitatSandy
Decimal Latitude29.43242
Decimal Longitude-104.02405
Minimum Elevation in Meters1204
Verbatim Elevation3950 feet
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByAlex Gregg
Other
Modified2014-06-14 00:00:00
ID842789
dwc:georeferenceSourcesgeoref batch tool 2013-10-17
symbiota:recordEnteredByTamara Enr¡quez, 2004/James C. Cokendolpher, 2009
dwc:collectionIDd4e788b4-5d52-47a3-873e-227c6df49c7b
dcterms:rightsHolderMuseum of Texas Tech University
dcterms:accessRightsCC BY-NC (Attribution-Non-Commercial)
dcterms:referenceshttp://symbiota4.acis.ufl.edu/scan/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=842789
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusreviewed - high confidence
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