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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceIdaho
County/ParishBoundary County
LocalityPanhandle National Forests, Grass Creek Near Us/canada Border
Latitude48.952171
Longitude-116.828851
Institution CodeMsb
Collection CodeMammal Specimens
Catalog Number111958
Collected ByCollector(s): J. Polisar
Date Collected1800-01-01

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http://www.msb.unm.edu/mammals

The MSB Division of Mammals contains over 250,000 catalogued specimens and is among the five largest in the world. Specimens date back to the 1890's with the majority documenting the rapid environmental change that has occurred since 1950. The collection contains 16 holotypes, 6 paratypes, 1 syntype, 93 symbiotypes. Important collections integrated into the MSB include the USGS Biological Surveys collection (26,000), the UIMNH (Hoffmeister) Collection (33,000), and the Rausch Collection (4,000 specimens and parasites). Specimens range from traditional skin/skull and fluid vouchers to "holistic vouchers" containing skin, skull, post-cranial skeleton, up to seven tissue types (heart, kidney, liver, lung, spleen, muscle, blood), cell suspensions, and ecto and endo parasites. Additionally, frozen tissue samples are available for about 130,000 individual mammals and date back to the late 1970's. Serology data associated with hantavirus surveillance programs in the Americas are associated with 37,000 specimens. The MSB houses an extensive archive of field journals and catalogues that date to the 1900's and are associated with specimens held in the collection. The collections are growing rapidly through the active research programs of curators, staff, and students, and through ongoing collaborations with other institutions and governmental agencies.

Contacts

Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.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 Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Jon Dunnum
RoleCollection Manager, Mammals
Emailjldunnum@unm.edu
Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameSorex cinereus cinereus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Soricomorpha; Soricidae; Soricinae; Soricini; Kerr, 1792
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderSoricomorpha
FamilySoricidae
GenusSorex
Specific Epithetcinereus
Infraspecific Epithetcinereus
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified Byunknown
Date Identified2005-03-08
Previous IdentificationsSorex cinereus cinereus (accepted ID) identified by unknown on 2005-03-08; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number111958
Other Catalog NumbersUSGS: U.S. Geological Survey=BS/FC 11958; preparator number=SG 17
Preparationsskull; skeleton, postcranial
Individual Count1
Sexunknown
Institution CodeMSB
Collection CodeMammal specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:111958?seid=247782
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): J. Polisar
Date Collected1800-01-01/2005-03-01
Verbatim Date Collectedbefore 1 Mar 2005
Collection Remarkscaught in pitfalls; grass sedge meadow near shallow wetland ponds. Forested habitat-spruce
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceIdaho
CountyBoundary County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, Idaho, Boundary County
ContinentNorth America
LocalityPanhandle National Forests, Grass Creek near US/Canada border
Verbatim LocalityPanhandle National Forests, Grass Creek near US/Canada border
Decimal Latitude48.952171
Decimal Longitude-116.828851
Maximum Elevation in Meters1371.6
Minimum Elevation in Meters1371.6
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Location Remarks64N; 4W; 3, SW1/4
Location According Tounknown
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters2414.016
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2012-07-08 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-07-25 20:29:07.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:111958?seid=247782
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:111958
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=unknown
dwc:georeferenceSourcesGoogle Earth
dcterms:licensehttp://arctosdb.org/home/data/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:111958
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34495
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:eventTime1800-01-01/2005-03-01
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