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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceMaryland
County/ParishPrince George's
Locality2.4 Mi. E Largo
Latitude38.90079000000001
Longitude-76.78851
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-10509
Collected ByWorthington, Rd 02136
Date Collected1964-05-03

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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 NameAmbystoma opacum
Higher ClassficationAmphibia | Caudata | Ambystomatidae | AMBYSTOMA
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderCaudata
FamilyAmbystomatidae
GenusAmbystoma
Specific Epithetopacum
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameMarbled Salamander
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-10509
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-10509
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByWORTHINGTON, RD 02136
Date Collected1964-05-03
Year1964
Month5
Day3
Start Day of Year124
End Day of Year124
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceMaryland
CountyPrince George's
Higher Geography| USA | MARYLAND | PRINCE GEORGES CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality2.4 MI. E LARGO
Verbatim LocalityUSA | MARYLAND | PRINCE GEORGES CO | 2.4 MI. E LARGO
Decimal Latitude38.90079
Decimal Longitude-76.78851
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters911
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeference RemarksDistance alon gpath; offset taken on MD 214
Georeferenced ByRobert G. Tuck, Jr. (USNM)
Georeferenced Date5/17/2007
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-10509
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-10509
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34876
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesUSGS Lanham Quad (National Geogrpahic TOPO! - USGS 1:24,000)
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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