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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceArizona
County/ParishPima
LocalityW Of Tucson On E Side Us 86 Spur
Latitude32.192836817737394
Longitude-111.10537221848487
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-15070
Collected ByCarter, Wa (reno, Hw ) 2331
Date Collected1966-08-22

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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 tigris
Higher ClassficationReptilia | Squamata | Teiidae | ASPIDOSCELIS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyTeiidae
GenusAspidoscelis
Specific Epithettigris
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameWestern Whiptail
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-15070
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-15070
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCARTER, WA (RENO, HW ) 2331
Date Collected1966-08-22
Year1966
Month8
Day22
Start Day of Year234
End Day of Year234
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceArizona
CountyPima
Higher Geography| USA | ARIZONA | PIMA CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityW OF TUCSON ON E SIDE US 86 SPUR
Verbatim LocalityUSA | ARIZONA | PIMA CO | W OF TUCSON ON E SIDE US 86 SPUR
Decimal Latitude32.19276
Decimal Longitude-111.10472
Verbatim LatitudeN32D 11.6'
Verbatim LongitudeW111D 06.3'
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters8417
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference Remarksgeoref on Kinney Rd, halfway between jct with current StHy 86 & Old Tucson; a guess; this portion of Kinney Road was a paved offshoot of Hwy 86 when it was USHwy 86 (now StHwy 86)
Georeferenced ByCS Lieb (UTEP)
Georeferenced Date11/9/2010
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-15070
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-15070
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34876
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesUSGS 1:250,000 Tucson
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees decimal minutes
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