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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceArizona
County/ParishMaricopa County
Locality2.5 Mi N, 11 Mi E Cave Creek
Latitude33.8696125
Longitude-111.7594515
Institution CodeMsb
Collection CodeMammal Specimens
Catalog Number186900
Collected ByCollector(s): Woodrow Goodpaster, L. Goodpaster
Date Collected1975-04-09

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http://www.msb.unm.edu/mammals

The MSB Division of Mammals contains over 250,000 catalogued specimens and is among the five largest in the world. Specimens date back to the 1890's with the majority documenting the rapid environmental change that has occurred since 1950. The collection contains 16 holotypes, 6 paratypes, 1 syntype, 93 symbiotypes. Important collections integrated into the MSB include the USGS Biological Surveys collection (26,000), the UIMNH (Hoffmeister) Collection (33,000), and the Rausch Collection (4,000 specimens and parasites). Specimens range from traditional skin/skull and fluid vouchers to "holistic vouchers" containing skin, skull, post-cranial skeleton, up to seven tissue types (heart, kidney, liver, lung, spleen, muscle, blood), cell suspensions, and ecto and endo parasites. Additionally, frozen tissue samples are available for about 130,000 individual mammals and date back to the late 1970's. Serology data associated with hantavirus surveillance programs in the Americas are associated with 37,000 specimens. The MSB houses an extensive archive of field journals and catalogues that date to the 1900's and are associated with specimens held in the collection. The collections are growing rapidly through the active research programs of curators, staff, and students, and through ongoing collaborations with other institutions and governmental agencies.

Contacts

Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.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 Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Jon Dunnum
RoleCollection Manager, Mammals
Emailjldunnum@unm.edu
Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameDipodomys merriami
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Rodentia; Heteromyidae; Dipodomyinae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyHeteromyidae
GenusDipodomys
Specific Epithetmerriami
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByWoodrow Goodpaster
Date Identified1975-04-09
Previous IdentificationsDipodomys merriami (accepted ID) identified by Woodrow Goodpaster on 1975-04-09; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number186900
Other Catalog NumbersUIMNH: University of Illinois Museum of Natural History=51663; collector number=33171
Preparationsskin; skull
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeMSB
Collection CodeMammal specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:186900?seid=927490
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Woodrow Goodpaster, L. Goodpaster
Collector Number33171
Date Collected1975-04-09
Verbatim Date Collected9-April-1975
Year1975
Month04
Day09
End Day of Year99
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceArizona
CountyMaricopa County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, Arizona, Maricopa County
ContinentNorth America
Locality2.5 mi N, 11 mi E Cave Creek
Verbatim Locality2.5 mi N, 11 mi E Cave Creek
Decimal Latitude33.8696125
Decimal Longitude-111.7594515
Georeference ProtocolBioGeoMancer
Verbatim Coordinates33.8696125/-111.7594515
Location According ToJason L. Malaney
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters5660
Geodetic DatumWorld Geodetic System 1984
Georeferenced ByJason L. Malaney
Georeferenced Date2009-12-03 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-04-25 16:07:17.0
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dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:186900
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
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dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=female
dwc:georeferenceSourcesBeogeomancer
dcterms:licensehttp://arctosdb.org/home/data/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:186900
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34495
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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