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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceKansas
County/ParishSaline
Locality4 Mi E Salina
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number91750
Collected ByKirn, A J
Date Collected1947-11-08

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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 NameGeomys bursarius
Higher ClassficationGEOMYS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyGeomyidae
GenusGeomys
Specific Epithetbursarius
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number91750
Other Catalog NumbersTMM-6241
PreparationsSO | skin
Life Stageadult
Sexfemale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:91750
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByKIRN, A J
Collector Number528
Field NumberTK973025
Date Collected1947-11-08
Verbatim Date Collected11/8/1947
Year1947
Month11
Day8
Start Day of Year312
End Day of Year312
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceKansas
CountySaline
Higher Geography| UNITED STATES | KANSAS | SALINE CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality4 MI E SALINA
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | KANSAS | SALINE CO | 4 MI E SALINA
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
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