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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/ParishSan Diego
LocalitySanta Ysabel Ecological Reserve
Latitude33.12023
Longitude-116.6674
Institution CodeDmns
Collection CodeDmns
Catalog NumberZa.31283
Collected ByUsgs San Diego
Date Collected2009-08-10

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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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Name Dr. Frank Krell or Dr. Paula Cushing
RoleCollection Manager
Emailfrank.krell@dmns.org; paula.cushing@dmns.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameVaejovis puritanus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassArachnida
OrderScorpiones
FamilyVaejovidae
GenusVaejovis
Specific Epithetpuritanus
Scientific Name AuthorsGertsch, 1958
Specimen
Catalog NumberZA.31283
Other Catalog Numbers2013-160
Individual Count1
Institution CodeDMNS
Collection CodeDMNS
Occurrence IDd8a16f4e-ce43-432d-976d-86bb847b308a
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByUSGS San Diego
Collector NumberASID3348057918
Field NumberJBS9-37
Date Collected2009-08-10
Verbatim Date Collected2009-08-14
Year2009
Month8
Day10
Start Day of Year40035
End Day of Year40039
Sampling ProtocolPitfall Trap Array 25
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceCalifornia
CountySan Diego
Continentnorth america
LocalitySanta Ysabel Ecological Reserve
Decimal Latitude33.12023
Decimal Longitude-116.6674
Geodetic DatumNAD83
Other
Modified2017-07-05 10:14:22
ID6949643
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dwc:collectionID722da3b7-73fe-41b6-b1c9-8801accd20f3
dcterms:rightsHolderDenver Museum of Nature & Science
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