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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishHutchinson
LocalityLake Meredith Natural Resource Area, 2.5 Mi N, 1.5 Mi W Sanford
Latitude35.7029991
Longitude-101.5500031
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number61551
Collected ByGharaibeh, B M
Date Collected1992-06-05

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 NameSigmodon hispidus texianus
Higher ClassficationSIGMODON
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyCricetidae
GenusSigmodon
Specific Epithethispidus
Infraspecific Epithettexianus
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number61551
PreparationsSS | skin | skull
Sexfemale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:61551
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByGHARAIBEH, B M
Collector Number44
Field NumberTK938169
Date Collected1992-06-05
Verbatim Date Collected6/5/1992
Year1992
Month6
Day5
Start Day of Year157
End Day of Year157
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyHutchinson
Higher Geography| United States | Texas | Hutchinson Co | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityLAKE MEREDITH NATURAL RESOURCE AREA, 2.5 MI N, 1.5 MI W SANFORD
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | TEXAS | HUTCHINSON CO | LAKE MEREDITH NATURAL RESOURCE AREA, 2.5 MI N, 1.5 MI W SANFORD
Decimal Latitude35.7029991
Decimal Longitude-101.5500031
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates14 269287 3953803
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByMia Hwang (TTU)
Georeferenced Date3/3/2003
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:61551
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dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesTopozone.com
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34902
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemUTM
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