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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishWinkler
Locality4.1 Mi N, 5.1 Mi E Kermit
Latitude31.9220009
Longitude-103.0049973
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number19880
Collected ByWalthall, W W
Date Collected1974-01-29

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 NameGeomys bursarius knoxjonesi
Higher ClassficationGEOMYS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyGeomyidae
GenusGeomys
Specific Epithetbursarius
Infraspecific Epithetknoxjonesi
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number19880
PreparationsSS | skin | skull
Sexfemale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:19880
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByWALTHALL, W W
Collector Number34
Field NumberTK947850
Date Collected1974-01-29
Verbatim Date Collected1/29/1974
Year1974
Month1
Day29
Start Day of Year29
End Day of Year29
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyWinkler
Higher Geography| UNITED STATES | TEXAS | WINKLER CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality4.1 MI N, 5.1 MI E KERMIT
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | TEXAS | WINKLER CO | 4.1 MI N, 5.1 MI E KERMIT
Decimal Latitude31.9220009
Decimal Longitude-103.0049973
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates13 688606 3533325
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByMia Hwang (TTU)
Georeferenced Date3/3/2003
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
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dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:dynamicProperties{"totalLengthInMM":"225", "tailLengthInMM":"70", "hindfootLengthInMM":"30", "earLengthInMM":"3", "weightInGrams":"97" }
dwc:georeferenceSourcesTopozone.com
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
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dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemUTM
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