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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishWebb
LocalityCa. 3 Mi. E Laredo, Dor Ushy 59, 21.9 Rd Mi. E Jct With Fmrd 2895
Latitude27.850416084745937
Longitude-99.73027559558766
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-16236
Collected ByLa Duc, Tj (la Duc, Tj & Lannutti, Di) 161
Date Collected1996-04-20

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The UTEP Biodiversity Collections originated as departmental teaching and research collections in the early 1960s. Between the mid-1960s and the early 1970s, the collections were formalized under the name Museum of Arid Land Biology (acronym MALB). In 1976, organizational changes instituted by the university resulted in the renaming of the collections and associated activities as the Laboratory for Environmental Biology (acronym UTEP, though locally called the "LEB"). In July of 1993, the Laboratory became associated with the University of Texas at El Paso's Centennial Museum through a memorandum of understanding.

Some 160,000 curated specimens form the base for research by Centennial Museum personnel and faculty curators; by graduate and undergraduate students from the University of Texas at El Paso; and, through loans and visitation, graduate students and professionals from other institutions. The name was changed to UTEP Biodiversity Collections in August of 2012.

Collections primarily are of modern amphibians, reptiles, and birds as well as fossil vertebrates (amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals). The collections have a regional emphasis, but also contain material from outside the Southwest, particularly from Mexico. The research collections are maintained in the Biology Building.

Contacts

Name Teresa Mayfield
RoleManager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
Emailtmayfield@utep.edu
Name Teresa Mayfield
RoleManager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
Emailtmayfield@utep.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Arthur Harris
RoleCurator of the Paleobiology collection
Emailaharris@utep.edu
Name Carl Lieb
RoleCo-Curator of the Herpetology Collection
Emailclieb@utep.edu
Name Philip Lavretsky
RoleCurator of Ornithology
Emailplavretsky@utep.edu
Name Teresa Mayfield
RoleManager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
Emailtmayfield@utep.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameCrotalus atrox
Higher ClassficationReptilia | Squamata | Crotalinae (Viperidae) | CROTALUS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyViperidae
GenusCrotalus
Specific Epithetatrox
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameWestern Diamondback Rattlesnake
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-16236
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-16236
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByLA DUC, TJ (LA DUC, TJ & LANNUTTI, DI) 161
Date Collected1996-04-20
Year1996
Month4
Day20
Start Day of Year111
End Day of Year111
Collection RemarksMALE, 365 + 32MM, FOUND DOR AT 2321HRS
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyWebb
Higher Geography| USA | TEXAS | WEBB CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityCA. 3 MI. E LAREDO, DOR USHY 59, 21.9 RD MI. E JCT WITH FMRD 2895
Verbatim LocalityUSA | TEXAS | WEBB CO | CA. 3 MI. E LAREDO, DOR USHY 59, 21.9 RD MI. E JCT WITH FMRD 2895
Decimal Latitude27.85013
Decimal Longitude-99.72995
Verbatim LatitudeN27D 51.0'
Verbatim LongitudeW098D 43.8'
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters491
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference Remarksgeoref uses offset by rd on Hwy 359 from jct with Hwy 2895
Georeferenced ByCS Lieb (UTEP)
Georeferenced Date1/31/2010
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-16236
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-16236
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34876
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesUSGS 1:100,000 Alice
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees decimal minutes
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