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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishCalhoun
Locality7 Mi S, 1 Mi E Port Lavaca
Latitude28.5240002
Longitude-96.6080017
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number34717
Collected ByEngstrom Et Al; Robbins, L W
Date Collected1979-01-27

From Recordset

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 NameReithrodontomys fulvescens intermedius
Higher ClassficationREITHRODONTOMYS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyCricetidae
GenusReithrodontomys
Specific Epithetfulvescens
Infraspecific Epithetintermedius
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number34717
PreparationsSK | skull | tissue
Sexfemale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:34717
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByENGSTROM ET AL; ROBBINS, L W
Collector Number10155
Field NumberTK11636
Date Collected1979-01-27
Verbatim Date Collected1/27/1979
Year1979
Month1
Day27
Start Day of Year27
End Day of Year27
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyCalhoun
Higher Geography| United States | Texas | Calhoun Co | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality7 MI S, 1 MI E PORT LAVACA
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | TEXAS | CALHOUN CO | 7 MI S, 1 MI E PORT LAVACA
Decimal Latitude28.5240002
Decimal Longitude-96.6080017
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates15 146813 3160386
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByMia Hwang (TTU)
Georeferenced Date3/3/2003
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-26
IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:34717
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dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/ttu/mammals?id=34717
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesTopozone.com
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34902
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemUTM
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