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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceMississippi
County/ParishJackson
LocalityPascagoula River, Ca. 20 Mi. From Its Mouth [sic]; Pascagoula River Drainage
Latitude30.533246600000002
Longitude-89.5908496
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-17410
Collected ByUniv. Mississippi (denham, E 637) 1746
Date Collected1969-05-01

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The UTEP Biodiversity Collections originated as departmental teaching and research collections in the early 1960s. Between the mid-1960s and the early 1970s, the collections were formalized under the name Museum of Arid Land Biology (acronym MALB). In 1976, organizational changes instituted by the university resulted in the renaming of the collections and associated activities as the Laboratory for Environmental Biology (acronym UTEP, though locally called the "LEB"). In July of 1993, the Laboratory became associated with the University of Texas at El Paso's Centennial Museum through a memorandum of understanding.

Some 160,000 curated specimens form the base for research by Centennial Museum personnel and faculty curators; by graduate and undergraduate students from the University of Texas at El Paso; and, through loans and visitation, graduate students and professionals from other institutions. The name was changed to UTEP Biodiversity Collections in August of 2012.

Collections primarily are of modern amphibians, reptiles, and birds as well as fossil vertebrates (amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals). The collections have a regional emphasis, but also contain material from outside the Southwest, particularly from Mexico. The research collections are maintained in the Biology Building.

Contacts

Name Teresa Mayfield
RoleManager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
Emailtmayfield@utep.edu
Name Teresa Mayfield
RoleManager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
Emailtmayfield@utep.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 Arthur Harris
RoleCurator of the Paleobiology collection
Emailaharris@utep.edu
Name Carl Lieb
RoleCo-Curator of the Herpetology Collection
Emailclieb@utep.edu
Name Philip Lavretsky
RoleCurator of Ornithology
Emailplavretsky@utep.edu
Name Teresa Mayfield
RoleManager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
Emailtmayfield@utep.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameSternotherus carinatus
Higher ClassficationReptilia | Testudines | Kinosternidae | STERNOTHERUS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderTestudines
FamilyKinosternidae
GenusSternotherus
Specific Epithetcarinatus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameRazorback Musk Turtle
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-17410
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-17410
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByUNIV. MISSISSIPPI (DENHAM, E 637) 1746
Date Collected1969-05-01
Year1969
Month5
Day1
Start Day of Year121
End Day of Year121
Collection RemarksACTUAL COLLECTOR WAS JOHN ANDERSON
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceMississippi
CountyJackson
Higher Geography| USA | MISSISSIPPI | JACKSON CO. (PROB.) | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityPASCAGOULA RIVER, CA. 20 MI. FROM ITS MOUTH [SIC]; PASCAGOULA RIVER DRAINAGE
Verbatim LocalityUSA | MISSISSIPPI | JACKSON CO. (PROB.) | PASCAGOULA RIVER, CA. 20 MI. FROM ITS MOUTH [SIC]
Decimal Latitude30.5332466
Decimal Longitude-89.5908496
Verbatim LatitudeN30D 37'
Verbatim LongitudeW088D 38'
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters17086
Geodetic DatumNAD83
Georeferenced Byavr (CM)
Georeferenced Date6/7/2007
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-17410
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-17410
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34876
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesTerrain Navigator Pro v 7.03 USGS 1:24,000
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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