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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceAlaska
LocalityHomer
Latitude59.64975
Longitude-151.52863
Institution CodeUam
Collection CodeInsect Specimens
Catalog Number75189
Collected ByCollector(s): Unknown
Date Collected1953-06-25

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The UAM Insect collection is the northern-most facility of its kind in the United States. 98.5% of our records are from Alaska. Although a young collection (begun in 2000), we have recently surpassed 200,000 records representing over 1 million specimens (as of June 2014), making this collection the fourth largest in the US in entomology with data served to iDigBio. Over 99% of these records have been georeferenced. Over 75% of the pinned collection has been databased; approximately 10% of the wet collection has been databased. At least one specimen of every lowest identification, in both the pinned and wet collections, has been databased so we have a complete online taxon inventory of the collection. 136,257 specimens have been identified to the species level - these represent 2,869 species (23% are apparent new records for the state). Coleoptera, Odonata, and Hymenoptera are the most well-curated groups. 56,187 of these specimen records have been cited or otherwise used in 38 peer-reviewed publications. Please use this DOI to cite this collection / dataset: http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7299/X75D8S0H

Contacts

Name Derek Sikes
RoleCurator of Insects
Emaildssikes@alaska.edu
Name Derek Sikes
RoleCurator of Insects
Emaildssikes@alaska.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 Derek Sikes
RoleCurator of Insects
Emaildssikes@alaska.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameMelanostoma mellinum
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Arthropoda; Insecta; Diptera; Syrphidae; Syrphinae; Bacchini; (Linnaeus, 1758)
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderDiptera
FamilySyrphidae
GenusMelanostoma
Specific Epithetmellinum
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByDerek S. Sikes
Date Identified2015-11-25
Previous IdentificationsMelanostoma mellinum (accepted ID) identified by Derek S. Sikes on 2015-11-25; method: taxonomic revision Remark: updated epithet to correct spelling
Baccha sp. identified by W. Wirth on 1954; method: expert Remark: Baccha sp. [Genus found valid in Diptera Site - CRC 7/7/2008]
Melanostoma mellina identified by Chris Thompson on 2015-07-14; method: expert
Identification QualifierA
Identification Remarksupdated epithet to correct spelling
Catalog Number75189
Other Catalog Numbersbarcode=UAM100022929; original identifier=A-438-54
Preparationswhole organism (pinned)
Individual Count1
Life Stageadult
Sexunknown
Institution CodeUAM
Collection CodeInsect specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Ento:75189?seid=1778582
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): unknown
Date Collected1953-06-25
Verbatim Date CollectedJune 25 1953
Year1953
Month06
Day25
End Day of Year176
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceAlaska
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, Alaska
ContinentNorth America
LocalityHomer
Verbatim LocalityHomer
Decimal Latitude59.64975
Decimal Longitude-151.52863
Maximum Elevation in Meters480
Minimum Elevation in Meters1
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Location RemarksUse for all old labels that say only Homer.
Verbatim Coordinates59.64975/-151.52863
Location According ToDerek S. Sikes
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters10000
Geodetic DatumWorld Geodetic System 1984
Georeferenced ByDerek S. Sikes
Georeferenced Date2008-02-13 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-06-08 19:52:44.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Ento:75189?seid=1778582
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:identificationVerificationStatustaxonomic revision
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Ento:75189
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34396
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatuschecked by curator
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=unknown ; age class=adult
dwc:georeferenceSourcesGoogle Earth
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Ento:75189
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34847
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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