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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Mexico
County/ParishTaos County
Locality4.8 Mi Ne Tres Ritos
Institution CodeMsb
Collection CodeMammal Specimens
Catalog Number262951
Collected ByCollector(s): Kenneth N. Geluso; Preparator(s): Kenneth N. Geluso
Date Collected1978-08-04

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http://www.msb.unm.edu/mammals

The MSB Division of Mammals contains over 250,000 catalogued specimens and is among the five largest in the world. Specimens date back to the 1890's with the majority documenting the rapid environmental change that has occurred since 1950. The collection contains 16 holotypes, 6 paratypes, 1 syntype, 93 symbiotypes. Important collections integrated into the MSB include the USGS Biological Surveys collection (26,000), the UIMNH (Hoffmeister) Collection (33,000), and the Rausch Collection (4,000 specimens and parasites). Specimens range from traditional skin/skull and fluid vouchers to "holistic vouchers" containing skin, skull, post-cranial skeleton, up to seven tissue types (heart, kidney, liver, lung, spleen, muscle, blood), cell suspensions, and ecto and endo parasites. Additionally, frozen tissue samples are available for about 130,000 individual mammals and date back to the late 1970's. Serology data associated with hantavirus surveillance programs in the Americas are associated with 37,000 specimens. The MSB houses an extensive archive of field journals and catalogues that date to the 1900's and are associated with specimens held in the collection. The collections are growing rapidly through the active research programs of curators, staff, and students, and through ongoing collaborations with other institutions and governmental agencies.

Contacts

Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Jon Dunnum
RoleCollection Manager, Mammals
Emailjldunnum@unm.edu
Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameSorex palustris
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Soricomorpha; Soricidae; Soricinae; Soricini; Richardson, 1828
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderSoricomorpha
FamilySoricidae
GenusSorex
Specific Epithetpalustris
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByKenneth N. Geluso
Date Identified2013-02-18
Previous IdentificationsSorex palustris (accepted ID) identified by Kenneth N. Geluso on 2013-02-18; method: expert
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number262951
Other Catalog Numberspreparator number=KNG 1889
Preparationswhole organism (formalin-fixed, 70% ethanol)
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeMSB
Collection CodeMammal specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:262951?seid=1921759
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Kenneth N. Geluso; Preparator(s): Kenneth N. Geluso
Date Collected1978-08-04
Verbatim Date Collected1978-08-04
Year1978
Month08
Day04
End Day of Year216
Collection Remarks151-79-20-3=12.5
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceNew Mexico
CountyTaos County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, New Mexico, Taos County
ContinentNorth America
Locality4.8 mi NE Tres Ritos
Verbatim Locality4.8 mi NE Tres Ritos
Location According ToJonathan L. Dunnum
Georeferenced ByJonathan L. Dunnum
Georeferenced Date2013-02-20 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2014-06-16 18:00:32.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:262951?seid=1921759
dwc:identificationVerificationStatusexpert
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:262951
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=male
dcterms:licensehttp://arctosdb.org/home/data/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:262951
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34495
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