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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceColorado
County/ParishBent County
LocalityRule Creek
Institution CodeMsb
Collection CodeBird Specimens
Catalog Number11210
Collected ByCollector(s): Charles C. Sperry
Date Collected1931-09-06

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The MSB Division of Birds maintains an extensive research collection of over 40,000 bird specimens from western North America and around the world. Taxonomic coverage consists of all avian orders and approximately 85% of avian families. The oldest specimens are from the mid-1870’s, with most collected after the 1950’s. The collection has grown about 6-fold since 1989, and it continues to grow rapidly through salvage and research-driven collecting. Approximately 40% of the specimens have frozen tissues associated with them. Collection highlights include: Synoptic series of the Birds of New Mexico for ID reference and teaching; the personal collection of Dale Zimmerman, donated in 2004, which contributed significantly to the taxonomic and geographic scope of the collection; the collection of Amadeo Rea, upon which the book Once a River was based; raptors and game birds of J.M. Campbell; the J. Stokley Ligon collections (in part); and representative threatened, endangered and extinct species of North America. All but the most recent research specimens are published online via the database Arctos.

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Name Christopher Witt
RoleCurator of Birds
Emailcwitt@unm.edu
Name Christopher Witt
RoleCurator of Birds
Emailcwitt@unm.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
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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 Andrew Johnson
RoleCollection Manager, Birds
Emailajohnson@unm.edu
Name Christopher Witt
RoleCurator of Birds
Emailcwitt@unm.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameTyto alba pratincola
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Aves; Strigiformes; Tytonidae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderStrigiformes
FamilyTytonidae
GenusTyto
Specific Epithetalba
Infraspecific Epithetpratincola
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified Byunknown
Date Identified2006-03-01
Previous IdentificationsTyto alba pratincola (accepted ID) identified by unknown on 2006-03-01; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number11210
Other Catalog NumbersUSGS: U.S. Geological Survey=BS/FC 1210; collector number=CCS 1340
Preparationsskull; skeleton, postcranial
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeMSB
Collection CodeBird specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Bird:11210?seid=1467215
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Charles C. Sperry
Collector NumberCCS 1340
Date Collected1931-09-06
Verbatim Date Collected6 SEP 1931
Year1931
Month09
Day06
End Day of Year249
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceColorado
CountyBent County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, Colorado, Bent County
ContinentNorth America
LocalityRule Creek
Verbatim LocalityRule Creek
Location According Tounknown
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2012-07-08 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-07-25 20:29:08.0
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dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Bird:11210
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34950
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=male
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Bird:11210
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34495
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