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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishSmith
LocalityUnspecified Point 6.9 Miles West Of Gladewater On Us271
Latitude32.4847847
Longitude-95.0431646
Institution CodeTnhc
Collection CodeIchthyology
Catalog Number1176
Collected ByFouquette, M.; Cohn, M.; Childress
Date Collected1951-03-25

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The Ichthyology Collection of the Texas Natural History Collections is part of The University of Texas at Austin and includes over 60,000 lots (with over 1,000,000 specimens), most of which are “wet” collections preserved in 70% ethanol occupying 1,586 square feet, spread out over two rooms. We have a small selection of larval fish from Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands maintained in 10% formalin and have just recently received over 1800 estimated new lots of larval samples from the Trinity River. Our skeletal collection contains 800 cleared and stained fish, as well as 425 dry skeletal preps. Many of the skeletal specimens originate from W. W. Dalquest and his students. We also have a tissue collection currently with over 1000 samples preserved in 100% ethanol frozen in liquid nitrogen. Our type collection includes 3 holotypes, 110 paratypes, and 1 allotype. Our holdings were collected between 1927 and present and there was a significant increase in collections during 1950–1980, mainly by Clark Hubbs and his students. In 1993 we acquired the collections of the University of Texas at Austin’s Marine Science Institute, totaling ~ 3,000 lots of ethanol preserved specimens from the Gulf of Mexico. Between 2000 and 2011 we acquired collections of ethanol preserved specimens from Midwestern University, Texas Tech University, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, The University of Texas at Brownsville and Lamar University. Our collection is rapidly growing and many of our incoming specimens come from Dean Hendrickson and his students, museum staff, Texas Parks and Wildlife, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and various researchers.

Contacts

Name Adam Cohen
RoleCollections Manager
Emailtnhc_fish_cm@austin.utexas.edu
Name Adam Cohen
RoleCollections Manager
Emailtnhc_fish_cm@austin.utexas.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameLythrurus umbratilis
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Actinopterygii | Cypriniformes | Cyprinidae | Lythrurus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderCypriniformes
FamilyCyprinidae
GenusLythrurus
Specific Epithetumbratilis
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identification Remarks13200 became jr synonym of 11590
Catalog Number1176
PreparationsFluid - 53; C&S skeleton - 1; C&S skeleton - 1
Institution CodeTNHC
Collection CodeIchthyology
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TNHC:Ichthyology:1176
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByFouquette, M.; Cohn, M.; Childress
Field NumberZ1174
Date Collected1951-03-25
Year1951
Month3
Day25
Start Day of Year84
End Day of Year84
Collection RemarksThree specimens removed and cataloged as TNHC 7265 when re-determined as N. fumeus by Snelson.CKMDec96. TL: 59.94mm, SL: 46.38 TL: 61.99mm, SL: 49.87mm
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountySmith
Higher GeographyNORTH AMERICA | UNITED STATES | TEXAS | SMITH | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Localityunspecified point 6.9 miles west of Gladewater on US271
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | United States | Texas | Smith
Decimal Latitude32.4847847
Decimal Longitude95.0431646
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters1607
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Georeference Remarksmeasured by road
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-06-20
IDurn:catalog:TNHC:Ichthyology:1176
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/tnhc/ichthyology?id=1176
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
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