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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishWard
LocalityMonahans Sandhills State Park, Park Entrance
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number100096
Collected ByBrant, J G
Date Collected2000-11-19

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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 NameDipodomys ordii
Higher ClassficationDIPODOMYS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyHeteromyidae
GenusDipodomys
Specific Epithetordii
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number100096
PreparationsSS | skin | skull | tissue
Sexfemale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:100096
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByBRANT, J G
Collector Number349
Field NumberTK69521
Date Collected2000-11-19
Verbatim Date Collected11/19/2000
Year2000
Month11
Day19
Start Day of Year324
End Day of Year324
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyWard
Higher Geography| United States | Texas | Ward | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityMONAHANS SANDHILLS STATE PARK, PARK ENTRANCE
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | TEXAS | WARD | MONAHANS SANDHILLS STATE PARK, PARK ENTRANCE
Verbatim Coordinates13 707541 3500171
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-26
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dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
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