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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishKinney
LocalityDor Rnrd 334, 9.8 Rd Mi. W Uvalde County Line, 0.6 Rd Mi. Ene Jct With Rnrd 3199
Latitude29.41575268220195
Longitude-100.25688214690175
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-17471
Collected ByLieb, Cs (lieb, Cs & Lieb, Ej) 8413
Date Collected1997-08-08

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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 NameThamnophis marcianus
Higher ClassficationReptilia | Squamata | Natricinae (Colubridae) | THAMNOPHIS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyColubridae
GenusThamnophis
Specific Epithetmarcianus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameCheckered Garter Snake
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-17471
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-17471
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByLIEB, CS (LIEB, CS & LIEB, EJ) 8413
Date Collected1997-08-08
Year1997
Month8
Day8
Start Day of Year220
End Day of Year220
Collection Remarks435 + 112MM
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyKinney
Higher Geography| USA | TEXAS | KINNEY CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityDOR RNRD 334, 9.8 RD MI. W UVALDE COUNTY LINE, 0.6 RD MI. ENE JCT WITH RNRD 3199
Verbatim LocalityUSA | TEXAS | KINNEY CO | DOR RNRD 334, 9.8 RD MI. W UVALDE COUNTY LINE, 0.6 RD MI. ENE JCT WITH RNRD 3199
Decimal Latitude29.41552
Decimal Longitude-100.25653
Verbatim LatitudeN29D 24.93'
Verbatim LongitudeW100D 15.39'
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters198
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference Remarksoffst by rd on Hwy 334 from Uvalde-Kinney County line
Georeferenced ByCS Lieb (UTEP)
Georeferenced Date3/30/2008
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-17471
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-17471
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 Bracketville NE Quad
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees decimal minutes
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