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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishAransas
Locality7 Mi S E Lytle
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number90287
Collected ByBlair, W F
Date Collected1949-01-29

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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 NamePeromyscus leucopus texanus
Higher ClassficationPEROMYSCUS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyCricetidae
GenusPeromyscus
Specific Epithetleucopus
Infraspecific Epithettexanus
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number90287
Other Catalog NumbersTMM-0760
PreparationsSN | skeleton | skull
Life Stagesubadult
Sexmale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:90287
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByBLAIR, W F
Collector Number2228
Field NumberTK974637
Date Collected1949-01-29
Verbatim Date Collected1/29/1949
Year1949
Month1
Day29
Start Day of Year29
End Day of Year29
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyAransas
Higher Geography| UNITED STATES | TEXAS | ARANSAS CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality7 MI S E LYTLE
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | TEXAS | ARANSAS CO | 7 MI S E LYTLE
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:90287
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/ttu/mammals?id=90287
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34902
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