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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishKimble
Locality13 Miles Sw Of Junction
Latitude30.20444
Longitude-99.42627
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeTtu-z
Catalog NumberTtu-z_001318
Collected ByOscar F. Francke; Moody, Hall
Date Collected1978-03-24

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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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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
Name James Cokendolpher
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Emailjames.cokendolpher@ttu.edu
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Name James Cokendolpher
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameMonomorium minimum
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderHymenoptera
FamilyFormicidae
GenusMonomorium
Specific Epithetminimum
Scientific Name Authors(Buckley, 1867)
Specimen
Identified ByJim V. Moody
Catalog NumberTTU-Z_001318
Other Catalog NumbersTTU1997-058
Preparations70% ethanol
Individual Count50
Life StageAdult
SexWorker
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeTTU-Z
Occurrence IDTTU-Z_001318
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByOscar F. Francke; Moody, Hall
Collector Number1318
Date Collected1978-03-24
Verbatim Date Collected24-III-78
Year1978
Month3
Day24
Start Day of Year83
Sampling Protocol70% ethanol
Collection Remarkslevel, nest under rock
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyKimble
Continentnorth america
Locality13 miles SW of Junction
HabitatRocky
Decimal Latitude30.20444
Decimal Longitude-99.42627
Minimum Elevation in Meters549
Verbatim Elevation1800 feet
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByAlex Gregg
Other
Modified2014-08-05 00:00:00
ID844253
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:georeferenceSourcesgeoref batch tool 2013-10-21
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=844253
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusreviewed - high confidence
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