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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishEl Paso
Locality1/4 Mi. S Canutillo, Along Rr Tracks At Rio Grande
Latitude31.894304092926102
Longitude-106.59870627651627
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-3413
Collected ByWebb, Rg 4183
Date Collected1967-06-01

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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 NameAspidoscelis inornata
Higher ClassficationReptilia | Squamata | Teiidae | ASPIDOSCELIS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyTeiidae
GenusAspidoscelis
Specific Epithetinornata
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameLittle Striped Whiptail
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-3413
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-3413
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByWEBB, RG 4183
Date Collected1967-06-01
Year1967
Month6
Day1
Start Day of Year152
End Day of Year152
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyEl Paso
Higher Geography| USA | TEXAS | EL PASO CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality1/4 MI. S CANUTILLO, ALONG RR TRACKS AT RIO GRANDE
Verbatim LocalityUSA | TEXAS | EL PASO CO | 1/4 MI. S CANUTILLO, ALONG RR TRACKS AT RIO GRANDE
Decimal Latitude31.8942
Decimal Longitude-106.59816
Verbatim LatitudeN31D 54.65'
Verbatim LongitudeW106D 35.88'
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters359
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference Remarksoffset interpreted as from town limits of Canutillo, and thus georef placed at well-known collection locality (see LocalityAnnotation, plus HerpNet Locality No. 362237); this frequently-used collection site, cited elsewhere as "1.5 mi. N Monotoya," or "1 mi. S Canutillo," and "Doniphan Rd [or StHwy 20], 3.9 mi. N jct with Country Club Rd" is an now abandoned picnic area along the old path of USHwy 80 (now decomissioned, =
Georeferenced ByCS Lieb (UTEP)
Georeferenced Date11/16/2004
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-3413
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-3413
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34876
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesUSGS 1:24,000 Canutillo Quad
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees decimal minutes
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