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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishDawson
Locality10 Mi E Lamesa
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number85522
Collected ByGaines, T B
Date Collected1952-06-30

From Recordset

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 NamePerognathus merriami gilvus
Higher ClassficationPEROGNATHUS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyHeteromyidae
GenusPerognathus
Specific Epithetmerriami
Infraspecific Epithetgilvus
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number85522
Other Catalog NumbersTMM-
PreparationsSK | skull
Sexfemale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:85522
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByGAINES, T B
Collector Number15
Field NumberTK970560
Date Collected1952-06-30
Verbatim Date Collected6/30/1952
Year1952
Month6
Day30
Start Day of Year182
End Day of Year182
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyDawson
Higher Geography| UNITED STATES | TEXAS | DAWSON CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality10 MI E LAMESA
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | TEXAS | DAWSON CO | 10 MI E LAMESA
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:85522
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/ttu/mammals?id=85522
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34902
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