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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
LocalitySan Marcos River At I 35
Latitude29.8748473
Longitude-97.9316237
Institution CodeTnhc
Collection CodeIchthyology
Catalog Number42459
Date Collected1968-07-10

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https://integrativebio.utexas.edu/biodiversity-collections/collections/ichthyology-fish

The Ichthyology Collection of the Texas Natural History Collections is part of The University of Texas at Austin and includes over 60,000 lots (with over 1,000,000 specimens), most of which are “wet” collections preserved in 70% ethanol occupying 1,586 square feet, spread out over two rooms. We have a small selection of larval fish from Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands maintained in 10% formalin and have just recently received over 1800 estimated new lots of larval samples from the Trinity River. Our skeletal collection contains 800 cleared and stained fish, as well as 425 dry skeletal preps. Many of the skeletal specimens originate from W. W. Dalquest and his students. We also have a tissue collection currently with over 1000 samples preserved in 100% ethanol frozen in liquid nitrogen. Our type collection includes 3 holotypes, 110 paratypes, and 1 allotype. Our holdings were collected between 1927 and present and there was a significant increase in collections during 1950–1980, mainly by Clark Hubbs and his students. In 1993 we acquired the collections of the University of Texas at Austin’s Marine Science Institute, totaling ~ 3,000 lots of ethanol preserved specimens from the Gulf of Mexico. Between 2000 and 2011 we acquired collections of ethanol preserved specimens from Midwestern University, Texas Tech University, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, The University of Texas at Brownsville and Lamar University. Our collection is rapidly growing and many of our incoming specimens come from Dean Hendrickson and his students, museum staff, Texas Parks and Wildlife, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and various researchers.

Contacts

Name Adam Cohen
RoleCollections Manager
Emailtnhc_fish_cm@austin.utexas.edu
Name Adam Cohen
RoleCollections Manager
Emailtnhc_fish_cm@austin.utexas.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NamePoecilia latipinna
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Actinopterygii | Cyprinodontiformes | Poeciliidae | Poecilia
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderCyprinodontiformes
FamilyPoeciliidae
GenusPoecilia
Specific Epithetlatipinna
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByCohen, Adam
Date Identified2008
Identification Remarksoriginal ID: G. Murphy, verified by: A.E. Cohen
Catalog Number42459
PreparationsFluid - 20
Institution CodeTNHC
Collection CodeIchthyology
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TNHC:Ichthyology:42459
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Field Numberz42457
Date Collected1968-07-10
Year1968
Month7
Day10
Start Day of Year192
End Day of Year192
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
Higher GeographyNorth America | United States | Texas | | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalitySan Marcos River at I 35
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | United States | Texas
Decimal Latitude29.8748473
Decimal Longitude97.9316237
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters44
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Georeference RemarksThis must refer to IH 35 crossing. Georeference copied from track 1 georeferences.
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-06-20
IDurn:catalog:TNHC:Ichthyology:42459
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/tnhc/ichthyology?id=42459
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:eventRemarksno county, state, or collector info provided - assuming TX because of locality.
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