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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/ParishSan Diego
LocalityRancho Jamul
Latitude32.69332
Longitude-116.86370000000001
Institution CodeDmns
Collection CodeDmns
Catalog NumberZa.30858
Collected ByUsgs San Diego
Date Collected2007-07-23

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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 NameVaejovis puritanus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassArachnida
OrderScorpiones
FamilyVaejovidae
GenusVaejovis
Specific Epithetpuritanus
Scientific Name AuthorsGertsch, 1958
Specimen
Identified BySoleglad, M.
Date IdentifiedDec 2007
Catalog NumberZA.30858
Other Catalog Numbers2013-160
Individual Count1
Institution CodeDMNS
Collection CodeDMNS
Occurrence IDbf32b1bb-bd71-4f4d-a4e3-6679d95db854
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByUSGS San Diego
Collector NumberASID8/16/2013 8:43:49 AMASID
Date Collected2007-07-23
Verbatim Date Collected2007-07-23 to 2007-07-27
Year2007
Month7
Day23
Start Day of Year204
End Day of Year208
Sampling ProtocolPitfall Trap, Array #2
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceCalifornia
CountySan Diego
Continentnorth america
LocalityRancho Jamul
Decimal Latitude32.69332
Decimal Longitude-116.8637
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
Modified2017-06-28 15:36:18
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