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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishHarris
LocalitySpecific Locality Unknown
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number76810
Collected ByTexas Department Of Health; Roberts, K J

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 NameLasiurus seminolus
Higher ClassficationLASIURUS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyVespertilionidae
GenusLasiurus
Specific Epithetseminolus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number76810
Other Catalog NumbersID # 1627
PreparationsAL | alcoholic
Sexunknown
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:76810
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByTEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH; ROBERTS, K J
Collector Number377
Field NumberTK50415
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyHarris
Higher Geography| United States | Texas | Harris Co | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalitySPECIFIC LOCALITY UNKNOWN
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | TEXAS | HARRIS CO | SPECIFIC LOCALITY UNKNOWN
Verbatim Coordinates14 853087 3293475
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
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dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
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