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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Mexico
County/ParishGrant
LocalityCa. 1/4 Mi. Ne Hanover, Side Of Peru Hill Ca. 6800 Ft
Latitude32.816855188909045
Longitude-108.08623771548203
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-1674
Collected ByWorthington, Rd
Date Collected1971-07-24

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The UTEP Biodiversity Collections originated as departmental teaching and research collections in the early 1960s. Between the mid-1960s and the early 1970s, the collections were formalized under the name Museum of Arid Land Biology (acronym MALB). In 1976, organizational changes instituted by the university resulted in the renaming of the collections and associated activities as the Laboratory for Environmental Biology (acronym UTEP, though locally called the "LEB"). In July of 1993, the Laboratory became associated with the University of Texas at El Paso's Centennial Museum through a memorandum of understanding.

Some 160,000 curated specimens form the base for research by Centennial Museum personnel and faculty curators; by graduate and undergraduate students from the University of Texas at El Paso; and, through loans and visitation, graduate students and professionals from other institutions. The name was changed to UTEP Biodiversity Collections in August of 2012.

Collections primarily are of modern amphibians, reptiles, and birds as well as fossil vertebrates (amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals). The collections have a regional emphasis, but also contain material from outside the Southwest, particularly from Mexico. The research collections are maintained in the Biology Building.

Contacts

Name Teresa Mayfield
RoleManager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
Emailtmayfield@utep.edu
Name Teresa Mayfield
RoleManager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
Emailtmayfield@utep.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 Arthur Harris
RoleCurator of the Paleobiology collection
Emailaharris@utep.edu
Name Carl Lieb
RoleCo-Curator of the Herpetology Collection
Emailclieb@utep.edu
Name Philip Lavretsky
RoleCurator of Ornithology
Emailplavretsky@utep.edu
Name Teresa Mayfield
RoleManager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
Emailtmayfield@utep.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameAspidoscelis exsanguis
Higher ClassficationReptilia | Squamata | Teiidae | ASPIDOSCELIS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyTeiidae
GenusAspidoscelis
Specific Epithetexsanguis
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameChihuahuan Spotted Whiptail
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-1674
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-1674
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByWORTHINGTON, RD
Date Collected1971-07-24
Year1971
Month7
Day24
Start Day of Year205
End Day of Year205
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceNew Mexico
CountyGrant
Higher Geography| USA | NEW MEXICO | GRANT CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityCA. 1/4 MI. NE HANOVER, SIDE OF PERU HILL CA. 6800 FT
Verbatim LocalityUSA | NEW MEXICO | GRANT CO | CA. 1/4 MI. NE HANOVER, SIDE OF PERU HILL CA. 6800 FT
Decimal Latitude32.81678
Decimal Longitude-108.08564
Verbatim LatitudeN32D 49'
Verbatim LongitudeW108D 05'
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters2406
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference Remarks"Peru Hill" not found [see LocalityAnnotation]; georef uses a by-air offset at heading indicated from an arbitrarily designated center for Hanover [= on Road 3-6, 0.5 rd km NE jct with StHwys 356-152]; "'Peru Hill" is apparently a local usage designation; it was used by RD Worthington's brother, who at the time of collection was living in Hanover
Georeferenced ByCS Lieb (UTEP)
Georeferenced Date8/5/2011
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-1674
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-1674
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34876
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesUSGS 1:24,000 Santa Rita Mine Quad
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees decimal minutes
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