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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishHudspeth
LocalityGuadalupe Mountains National Park, Sand Dunes Complex, Cover Sands
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number100006
Collected BySancha, N D L; Brant, J G
Date Collected2003-11-15

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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 NameChaetodipus eremicus
Higher ClassficationCHAETODIPUS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyHeteromyidae
GenusChaetodipus
Specific Epitheteremicus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number100006
PreparationsSS | skin | skull | tissue
Sexmale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:100006
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected BySANCHA, N D L; BRANT, J G
Collector Number890
Field NumberTK118795
Date Collected2003-11-15
Verbatim Date Collected11/15/2003
Year2003
Month11
Day15
Start Day of Year319
End Day of Year319
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyHudspeth
Higher Geography| United States | Texas | Hudspeth | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityGUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK, SAND DUNES COMPLEX, COVER SANDS
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | TEXAS | HUDSPETH | GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK, SAND DUNES COMPLEX, COVER SANDS
Verbatim Coordinates13 500270 3532029
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-26
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dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
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