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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Mexico
County/ParishDoña Ana
LocalityJornada Experimental Range
Latitude32.6159172
Longitude-106.7425079
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number14884
Collected ByPackard, R L Et Al; Packard, R L
Date Collected1972-08-19

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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 ordii
Higher ClassficationDIPODOMYS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyHeteromyidae
GenusDipodomys
Specific Epithetordii
Infraspecific Epithetordii
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number14884
PreparationsAL | alcoholic
Sexmale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:14884
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByPACKARD, R L ET AL; PACKARD, R L
Collector Number3405
Field NumberTK922194
Date Collected1972-08-19
Verbatim Date Collected8/19/1972
Year1972
Month8
Day19
Start Day of Year232
End Day of Year232
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceNew Mexico
CountyDoña Ana
Higher Geography| United States | New Mexico | Dona Ana Co | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityJORNADA EXPERIMENTAL RANGE
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | NEW MEXICO | DONA ANA CO | JORNADA EXPERIMENTAL RANGE
Decimal Latitude32.6159172
Decimal Longitude-106.7425079
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters9656
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByGabor R. Racz (MSB)
Georeferenced Date3/3/2003
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:14884
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/ttu/mammals?id=14884
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesNew Mexico RGIS
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34902
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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