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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishHemphill
LocalityGene Howe Wildlife Management Area
Latitude35.9202423
Longitude-100.2944031
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number71321
Collected ByBradley, R D Et Al; Reddy, S S
Date Collected1996-10-27

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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 NameSigmodon hispidus texianus
Higher ClassficationSIGMODON
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyCricetidae
GenusSigmodon
Specific Epithethispidus
Infraspecific Epithettexianus
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number71321
PreparationsSB | skeleton | skin | skull | tissue
Sexfemale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:71321
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByBRADLEY, R D ET AL; REDDY, S S
Collector Number19
Field NumberTK52469
Date Collected1996-10-27
Verbatim Date Collected10/27/1996
Year1996
Month10
Day27
Start Day of Year301
End Day of Year301
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyHemphill
Higher Geography| UNITED STATES | TEXAS | HEMPHILL CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityGENE HOWE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | TEXAS | HEMPHILL CO | GENE HOWE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA
Decimal Latitude35.9202423
Decimal Longitude-100.2944031
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Verbatim Coordinates14 381050 3975877
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters5827
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByMia Hwang (TTU)
Georeferenced Date3/3/2003
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-26
IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:71321
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/ttu/mammals?id=71321
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesTopozone.com
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34902
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemUTM
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