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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryMexico
State/ProvinceNuevo León
County/ParishGaleana
Locality3 Mi. (by Rd) Ssw Hediondilla
Latitude24.970336125375123
Longitude-100.73028500307734
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-6058
Collected ByWebb, Rg 6893
Date Collected1980-07-01

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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 scalaris
Higher Classfication| | | ASPIDOSCELIS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyTeiidae
GenusAspidoscelis
Specific Epithetscalaris
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-6058
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-6058
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByWEBB, RG 6893
Date Collected1980-07-01
Year1980
Month7
Day1
Start Day of Year183
End Day of Year183
Locality
CountryMexico
Country CodeMX
State / ProvinceNuevo León
CountyGaleana
Higher Geography| MEXICO | NUEVO LEON | MPIO GALEANA | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality3 MI. (BY RD) SSW HEDIONDILLA
Verbatim LocalityMEXICO | NUEVO LEON | MPIO GALEANA | 3 MI. (BY RD) SSW HEDIONDILLA
Decimal Latitude24.97
Decimal Longitude-100.73
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeferenced ByLeticia Ochoa (UNAM)
Georeferenced Date6/5/2006
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-6058
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-6058
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34876
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesCartografa Digital del Laboratorio de SIG'S y PR, Instituto de Geografa, UNAM. Incluye: INEGI, 2000; IMT2000. Escala 1:250,000
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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