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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceColorado
County/ParishGunnison Co
LocalityMccabe Lane Wetlands, Off Hwy. 50
Latitude38.516389
Longitude-106.993333
Institution CodeDmns
Collection CodeDmns
Catalog NumberZa.19828
Collected ByCushing, Paula E.
Date Collected2004-06-14

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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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Name Dr. Frank Krell or Dr. Paula Cushing
RoleCollection Manager
Emailfrank.krell@dmns.org; paula.cushing@dmns.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameMisumena vatia
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassArachnida
OrderAraneae
FamilyThomisidae
GenusMisumena
Specific Epithetvatia
Scientific Name Authors(Clerck)
Specimen
Identified ByHaas, Francis X.
Date Identified2007
Catalog NumberZA.19828
Other Catalog Numbers2004-23
Individual Count1
Life Stageadult
Sexmale
Institution CodeDMNS
Collection CodeDMNS
Occurrence IDdd125f6f-25b0-40b1-b905-7b1791d46cf9
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByCushing, Paula E.
Date Collected2004-06-14
Verbatim Date Collected14 June 2004
Year2004
Month6
Day14
Start Day of Year166
Collection Remarks9:45-11:45
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceColorado
CountyGunnison Co
Continentnorth america
LocalityMcCabe Lane Wetlands, off Hwy. 50
Decimal Latitude38.516389
Decimal Longitude-106.993333
Minimum Elevation in Meters2321
Verbatim Elevation7615 ft
Verbatim CoordinatesN 38 30 59 W 106 59 36
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
Modified2017-06-28 15:36:18
ID460786
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dcterms:rightsHolderDenver Museum of Nature & Science
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