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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceMississippi
County/ParishTippah
LocalityTippah County Lake (t3s, R3e, Sw 1/4 Sec.26) [gps: 34 Deg 47.571'n, 88 Deg 57'.632'w, Elev. 564 Ft, Acc.=31 Ft]
Latitude34.79285
Longitude-88.96053
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-19940
Collected ByLieb, Cs (lieb, Cs & Roessling, Vj) 9140
Date Collected2009-06-08

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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 NameLithobates catesbeianus
Higher ClassficationAmphibia | Anura | Ranidae | LITHOBATES
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderAnura
FamilyRanidae
GenusLithobates
Specific Epithetcatesbeianus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameBullfrog
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-19940
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-19940
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByLIEB, CS (LIEB, CS & ROESSLING, VJ) 9140
Date Collected2009-06-08
Year2009
Month6
Day8
Start Day of Year159
End Day of Year159
Collection RemarksIN LAKE NEAR BOAT RAMP AT NIGHT; NO TISSUES
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceMississippi
CountyTippah
Higher Geography| USA | MISSISSIPPI | TIPPAH CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityTIPPAH COUNTY LAKE (T3S, R3E, SW 1/4 SEC.26) [GPS: 34 DEG 47.571'N, 88 DEG 57'.632'W, ELEV. 564 FT, ACC.=31 FT]
Verbatim LocalityUSA | MISSISSIPPI | TIPPAH CO | TIPPAH COUNTY LAKE (T3S, R3E, SW 1/4 SEC.26) [GPS: 34 DEG 47.571'N, 88 DEG 57'.632'W, ELEV. 564 FT, ACC.=31 FT]
Decimal Latitude34.79285
Decimal Longitude-88.96053
Verbatim LatitudeN34D 47.57'
Verbatim LongitudeW088D 57.63'
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters12
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeference RemarksGPS measurement accuracy = 31 ft
Georeferenced ByN Torres (UTEP)
Georeferenced Date7/10/2009
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-19940
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-19940
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34876
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesGPS
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees decimal minutes
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