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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceColorado
County/ParishArapahoe Co
LocalityHampden Ave. Plains Conservation Center
Latitude39.653056
Longitude-104.745
Institution CodeDmns
Collection CodeDmns
Catalog NumberZa.2351
Collected ByGuenther P
Date Collected1999-08-21

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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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RoleCollection Manager
Emailfrank.krell@dmns.org; paula.cushing@dmns.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameArgiope trifasciata
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassArachnida
OrderAraneae
FamilyAraneidae
GenusArgiope
Specific Epithettrifasciata
Scientific Name Authors(Forskal)
Specimen
Identified ByK.P. Owens
Date Identified2000
Catalog NumberZA.2351
Other Catalog Numbers1999-74
Life Stagejuvenile
Institution CodeDMNS
Collection CodeDMNS
Occurrence IDeb49115a-4e15-4eaa-8ecb-3faab8f047e1
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByGuenther P
Date Collected1999-08-21
Verbatim Date Collected21 Aug. 1999
Year1999
Month8
Day21
Start Day of Year233
Collection Remarks11:00-12:30
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceColorado
CountyArapahoe Co
MunicipalityAurora
Continentnorth america
LocalityHampden Ave. Plains Conservation Center
Decimal Latitude39.653056
Decimal Longitude-104.745
Verbatim CoordinatesN 39 39 11 W 104 44 42
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
Modified2017-06-28 15:36:18
ID462307
dcterms:referenceshttp://symbiota4.acis.ufl.edu/scan/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=462307
dwc:collectionID722da3b7-73fe-41b6-b1c9-8801accd20f3
dcterms:rightsHolderDenver Museum of Nature & Science
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