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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishEl Paso
Locality8 Mi. E Ihy 10 & N Of Trans Mtn Rd, At Second Canyon E Of Dripping Springs Canyon; Franklin Mts
Latitude31.896564583263828
Longitude-106.47784351855583
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-1670
Collected ByWorthington, Rd & Kinniburg, B
Date Collected1971-07-28

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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 exsanguis
Higher ClassficationReptilia | Squamata | Teiidae | ASPIDOSCELIS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyTeiidae
GenusAspidoscelis
Specific Epithetexsanguis
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameChihuahuan Spotted Whiptail
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-1670
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-1670
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByWORTHINGTON, RD & KINNIBURG, B
Date Collected1971-07-28
Year1971
Month7
Day28
Start Day of Year209
End Day of Year209
Collection Remarks"DRIPPING SPRINGS" IS ALMOST CERTAINLY A LAPSUS FOR "WHISPERING SPRING," GEOREF IS ACCORDINGLY IN OAK TREE CANYON
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyEl Paso
Higher Geography| USA | TEXAS | EL PASO CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality8 MI. E IHY 10 & N OF TRANS MTN RD, AT SECOND CANYON E OF DRIPPING SPRINGS CANYON; FRANKLIN MTS
Verbatim LocalityUSA | TEXAS | EL PASO CO | 8 MI. E IHY 10 & N OF TRANS MTN RD, AT SECOND CANYON E OF DRIPPING SPRINGS CANYON
Decimal Latitude31.89646
Decimal Longitude-106.4773
Verbatim LatitudeN31D 53.8'
Verbatim LongitudeW106D 38.6'
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters805
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference Remarks"Dripp;ng Spring" is a lapsus for Whispering Spring; locality plotted in Oak Tree Canyon
Georeferenced ByCS Lieb (UTEP)
Georeferenced Date12/19/2004
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-1670
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-1670
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
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees decimal minutes
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