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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceAlaska
Locality2mi. S. Finger Mountain On Dalton Hwy
Latitude66.3
Longitude-150.43
Institution CodeMsb
Collection CodeMammal Specimens
Catalog Number143269
Collected ByCollector(s): Andrew G. Hope
Date Collected2005-08-25

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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 NameMyodes rutilus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Rodentia; Cricetidae; Arvicolinae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyCricetidae
GenusMyodes
Specific Epithetrutilus
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByLink E. Olson
Date Identified2007-04-13
Previous IdentificationsMyodes rutilus (accepted ID) identified by Link E. Olson on 2007-04-13; method: taxonomic revision
Clethrionomys rutilus identified by Andrew G. Hope on 2005-08-25; method: field
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number143269
Other Catalog NumbersNK=123230
Preparationsskull; cestode (ethanol); liver (frozen); skeleton, postcranial; heart, kidney, spleen (frozen)
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeMSB
Collection CodeMammal specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:143269?seid=752550
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Andrew G. Hope
Date Collected2005-08-25
Verbatim Date Collected25-Aug-2005
Year2005
Month08
Day25
End Day of Year237
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceAlaska
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, Alaska
ContinentNorth America
Locality2mi. S. Finger Mountain on Dalton Hwy
Verbatim Locality2mi. S. Finger Mountain on Dalton Hwy
Decimal Latitude66.3
Decimal Longitude-150.43
Maximum Elevation in Meters652
Minimum Elevation in Meters652
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates66.3/-150.43
Location According ToAndrew G. Hope
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters200
Geodetic DatumNorth American Datum 1983
Georeferenced ByAndrew G. Hope
Georeferenced Date2005-08-25 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-07-25 20:29:07.0
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dwc:identificationVerificationStatustaxonomic revision
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dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiestotal length=117 mm; tail length=25 mm; hind foot with claw=19.00 mm; ear from notch=16 mm; weight=19 g; sex=female ; reproductive data=non-perf., no scars
dwc:georeferenceSourcesglobal positioning system (transcription)
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dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:143269
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34495
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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