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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceArizona
County/ParishLa Paz
LocalityAor Alamo Dam Rd, 0.1 Rd Mi. N Jct With Ushy 60 [gps: 33 Deg 414'n, 113 Deg 32.669'w, Elev. 615 M]
Latitude33.87357
Longitude-113.54448
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-19251
Collected ByLannutti, Di Et Al 753
Date Collected2005-08-08

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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 NameScaphiopus couchi
Higher ClassficationAmphibia | Anura | Scaphiopodidae | SCAPHIOPUS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderAnura
FamilyScaphiopodidae
GenusScaphiopus
Specific Epithetcouchi
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameCouch's Spadefoot
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-19251
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-19251
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByLANNUTTI, DI ET AL 753
Date Collected2005-08-08
Year2005
Month8
Day8
Start Day of Year220
End Day of Year220
Collection RemarksFOUND AOR AT 0011 HRS
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceArizona
CountyLa Paz
Higher Geography| USA | ARIZONA | LA PAZ CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityAOR ALAMO DAM RD, 0.1 RD MI. N JCT WITH USHY 60 [GPS: 33 DEG 414'N, 113 DEG 32.669'W, ELEV. 615 M]
Verbatim LocalityUSA | ARIZONA | LA PAZ CO | AOR ALAMO DAM RD, 0.1 RD MI. N JCT WITH USHY 60 [GPS: 33 DEG 414'N, 113 DEG 32.669'W, ELEV. 615 M]
Decimal Latitude33.87357
Decimal Longitude-113.54448
Verbatim LatitudeN33D 52.41'
Verbatim LongitudeW113D 32.67'
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters12
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeference RemarksGPS accuracy not recorded; 10 m assumed for error calculation
Georeferenced ByCS Lieb (UTEP)
Georeferenced Date8/26/2009
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-19251
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-19251
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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