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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishHudspeth
LocalityCa. 2.5 Mi. (by Ushy 62/180) W Jct With Rnrd 1437
Latitude31.74673432891501
Longitude-105.24388057314613
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-1547
Collected ByApplegarth, Js 1886
Date Collected1970-06-05

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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 NameAspidoscelis tigris
Higher ClassficationReptilia | Squamata | Teiidae | ASPIDOSCELIS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyTeiidae
GenusAspidoscelis
Specific Epithettigris
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameWestern Whiptail
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-1547
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-1547
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByAPPLEGARTH, JS 1886
Date Collected1970-06-05
Year1970
Month6
Day5
Start Day of Year156
End Day of Year156
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyHudspeth
Higher Geography| USA | TEXAS | HUDSPETH CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityCA. 2.5 MI. (BY USHY 62/180) W JCT WITH RNRD 1437
Verbatim LocalityUSA | TEXAS | HUDSPETH CO | CA. 2.5 MI. (BY USHY 62/180) W JCT WITH RNRD 1437
Decimal Latitude31.74662
Decimal Longitude-105.24337
Verbatim LatitudeN31D 44.8'
Verbatim LongitudeW105D 14.6'
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters262
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference Remarksoffset by rd on US Hwy 62-180 from jct with Hwy 1437
Georeferenced ByCS Lieb (UTEP)
Georeferenced Date4/15/2011
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-1547
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-1547
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 Black Mountains NW Quad
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees decimal minutes
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