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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvincePennsylvania
County/ParishAllegheny Co
LocalityPenn Hills, Pittsburgh
Latitude40.4425
Longitude-79.971389
Institution CodeDmns
Collection CodeDmns
Catalog NumberZa.1909
Collected ByVogel, Beatrice R.
Date Collected1968-04-06

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Worldwide in scope though with a focus on the American West, the Entomology and Arachnology collections at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science collectively comprise over 1,000,000 specimens and specimen lots. The Entomology collection contains over 950,000 specimens, with Coleoptera (750,000+ specimens) and Lepidoptera (130,000+ specimens) as primary foci. The holdings include at least 18 primary types and 150 paratypes, and dates of collection span from 1878 to the present. The dung beetle collection is the largest in the United States, and our scarab holdings are particularly strong in African as well as regional material. The Colorado Scarab Survey and the Colorado Microlepidoptera Survey, both long-term projects initiated and conducted by DMNS, are steadily growing our regional holdings and our knowledge of the Colorado fauna. The Arachnology collection, with over 55,000 vials of specimens and specimen lots, is the sixth largest in the United States. Holdings are particularly strong in Colorado species and in Solifugae, with 13 primary types and 65 paratypes. The Colorado Spider Survey, initiated at DMNS and now in its 16th year, has vastly expanded our knowledge of the Colorado spider fauna. At the end of 2014, the Entomology collection moved to a new, state-of-the-art collections facility in the south wing of the museum; the Arachnology collection will be moving to the new facility in 2016.

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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
Name Dr. Frank Krell or Dr. Paula Cushing
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Emailfrank.krell@dmns.org; paula.cushing@dmns.org
Name Neil
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RoleCollection Manager
Emailfrank.krell@dmns.org; paula.cushing@dmns.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameCicurina robusta
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassArachnida
OrderAraneae
FamilyDictynidae
GenusCicurina
Specific Epithetrobusta
Scientific Name AuthorsSimon
Specimen
Identified ByVogel, Beatrice R.
Catalog NumberZA.1909
Other Catalog Numbers1999-94
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeDMNS
Collection CodeDMNS
Occurrence ID4bef3e38-88b5-4db8-876c-a18fd2ca0a8c
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByVogel, Beatrice R.
Date Collected1968-04-06
Verbatim Date Collected6 Apr 1968
Year1968
Month4
Day6
Start Day of Year97
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvincePennsylvania
CountyAllegheny Co
Continentnorth america
LocalityPenn Hills, Pittsburgh
Decimal Latitude40.4425
Decimal Longitude-79.971389
Verbatim CoordinatesN40 26 33 W79 58 17
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
Modified2017-06-28 15:36:18
ID456873
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dcterms:rightsHolderDenver Museum of Nature & Science
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