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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceAlaska
LocalityHead Of Carroll Inlet
Latitude55.63823
Longitude-131.35452
Institution CodeMsb
Collection CodeMammal Specimens
Catalog Number266483
Collected ByCollector(s): Stephen O. Macdonald, Randle D. Mccain, Amber E. Trujillo, Schuyler W. Liphardt, Adrienne R. Vigil
Date Collected2013-07-24

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The MSB Division of Mammals contains over 250,000 catalogued specimens and is among the five largest in the world. Specimens date back to the 1890's with the majority documenting the rapid environmental change that has occurred since 1950. The collection contains 16 holotypes, 6 paratypes, 1 syntype, 93 symbiotypes. Important collections integrated into the MSB include the USGS Biological Surveys collection (26,000), the UIMNH (Hoffmeister) Collection (33,000), and the Rausch Collection (4,000 specimens and parasites). Specimens range from traditional skin/skull and fluid vouchers to "holistic vouchers" containing skin, skull, post-cranial skeleton, up to seven tissue types (heart, kidney, liver, lung, spleen, muscle, blood), cell suspensions, and ecto and endo parasites. Additionally, frozen tissue samples are available for about 130,000 individual mammals and date back to the late 1970's. Serology data associated with hantavirus surveillance programs in the Americas are associated with 37,000 specimens. The MSB houses an extensive archive of field journals and catalogues that date to the 1900's and are associated with specimens held in the collection. The collections are growing rapidly through the active research programs of curators, staff, and students, and through ongoing collaborations with other institutions and governmental agencies.

Contacts

Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.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 Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Jon Dunnum
RoleCollection Manager, Mammals
Emailjldunnum@unm.edu
Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameSorex monticolus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Soricomorpha; Soricidae; Soricinae; Soricini; Merriam, 1890
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderSoricomorpha
FamilySoricidae
GenusSorex
Specific Epithetmonticolus
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByStephen O. MacDonald
Date Identified2013-07-24
Previous IdentificationsSorex monticolus (accepted ID) identified by Stephen O. MacDonald on 2013-07-24; method: field
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number266483
Other Catalog NumbersNK=216482
Preparationsliver (frozen); whole organism (ethanol-fixed); ectoparasite (70% ethanol); heart, kidney, lung, spleen (frozen)
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeMSB
Collection CodeMammal specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:266483?seid=2062239
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Stephen O. MacDonald, Randle D. McCain, Amber E. Trujillo, Schuyler W. Liphardt, Adrienne R. Vigil
Date Collected2013-07-24
Verbatim Date Collected24-July-2013
Year2013
Month07
Day24
End Day of Year205
Collection RemarksExamined for parasites, no endos
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceAlaska
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, Alaska, Alexander Archipelago, Revillagigedo Island
ContinentNorth America
Island GroupAlexander Archipelago
IslandRevillagigedo Island
LocalityHead of Carroll Inlet
Verbatim LocalityUSA/ALASKA, Revillagigedo I., Head of Carroll Inlet
Decimal Latitude55.63823
Decimal Longitude-131.35452
Maximum Elevation in Meters16
Minimum Elevation in Meters16
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates55.63823/-131.35452
Location According ToStephen O. MacDonald
Geodetic DatumWorld Geodetic System 1984
Georeferenced ByStephen O. MacDonald
Georeferenced Date2013-07-24 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-07-18 23:29:38.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:266483?seid=2062239
dwc:identificationVerificationStatusfield
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:266483
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiesendoparasite examination=yes ; endoparasites detected=no ; sex=male ; total length=135 mm; tail length=57 mm; hind foot with claw=15 mm; weight=9.7 g; reproductive data=T=7x5
dwc:georeferenceSourcesGPS
dcterms:licensehttp://arctosdb.org/home/data/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:266483
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34495
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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