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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceOklahoma
County/ParishMccurtain
LocalityLinson Creek In Mccurtain Co Game Preserve; Mountain Fork/little/red River Drge
Latitude34.28232908435717
Longitude-94.66102811830105
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-15163
Collected ByCarter, Wa 0111
Date Collected1961-07-28

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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 NameAgkistrodon piscivorus
Higher ClassficationReptilia | Squamata | Crotalinae (Viperidae) | AGKISTRODON
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyViperidae
GenusAgkistrodon
Specific Epithetpiscivorus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameCottonmouth
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-15163
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-15163
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCARTER, WA 0111
Date Collected1961-07-28
Year1961
Month7
Day28
Start Day of Year209
End Day of Year209
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceOklahoma
CountyMcCurtain
Higher Geography| USA | OKLAHOMA | MCCURTAIN CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityLINSON CREEK IN MCCURTAIN CO GAME PRESERVE; MOUNTAIN FORK/LITTLE/RED RIVER DRGE
Verbatim LocalityUSA | OKLAHOMA | MCCURTAIN CO | LINSON CREEK IN MCCURTAIN CO GAME PRESERVE
Decimal Latitude34.2822232
Decimal Longitude-94.6608098
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters1661
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference Remarksextent is Linson Creek distance in park, Coordinates for creek midpoint in park
Georeferenced ByScott Hoy (KUMNH)
Georeferenced Date5/16/2005
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-15163
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-15163
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34876
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesUSGS Map 1:24,000 (Hee Creek 34095-D1-TF 024)
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees minutes seconds
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