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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishDeaf Smith
LocalityHereford
Latitude35.09295
Longitude-102.29782
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeTtu-z
Catalog NumberTtu-z_200907
Collected ByMorgan
Date Collected1982-08-16

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http://www.nsrl.ttu.edu/collections/Invertebrates/index.htm

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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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
Namenone
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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
Name James Cokendolpher
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Emailjames.cokendolpher@ttu.edu
Name Neil
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Emailnone
Name James Cokendolpher
RoleCollection Manager
Emailjames.cokendolpher@ttu.edu
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Specimen
Catalog NumberTTU-Z_200907
Preparationsdry pinned
Individual Count1
Life Stageadult
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeTTU-Z
Occurrence IDTTU-Z_200907
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByMorgan
Date Collected1982-08-16
Verbatim Date CollectedVIII-16 1982
Year1982
Month8
Day16
Start Day of Year228
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyDeaf Smith
Continentnorth america
LocalityHereford
Decimal Latitude35.09295
Decimal Longitude-102.29782
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByAlex Gregg
Other
Modified2014-06-14 00:00:00
ID852613
dwc:georeferenceSourcesgeoref batch tool 2014-03-27
dcterms:referenceshttp://symbiota4.acis.ufl.edu/scan/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=852613
symbiota:recordEnteredByukawai
dwc:collectionIDd4e788b4-5d52-47a3-873e-227c6df49c7b
dcterms:rightsHolderMuseum of Texas Tech University
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusreviewed - high confidence
dcterms:accessRightsCC BY-NC (Attribution-Non-Commercial)
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