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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Mexico
County/ParishGrant
LocalityDor Ushy 180, 2 Mi. N Jct With Sthy 78 To Mule Creek (t13s, R19w, Sec.21)
Latitude33.1613557717705
Longitude-108.81341547948475
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-1713
Collected ByWorthington, Rd & Mundel, P
Date Collected1971-08-29

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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 NameDiadophis punctatus
Higher ClassficationReptilia | Squamata | Xenodontinae (Colubridae) | DIADOPHIS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyColubridae
GenusDiadophis
Specific Epithetpunctatus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameRingneck Snake
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-1713
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-1713
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByWORTHINGTON, RD & MUNDEL, P
Date Collected1971-08-29
Year1971
Month8
Day29
Start Day of Year241
End Day of Year241
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceNew Mexico
CountyGrant
Higher Geography| USA | NEW MEXICO | GRANT CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityDOR USHY 180, 2 MI. N JCT WITH STHY 78 TO MULE CREEK (T13S, R19W, SEC.21)
Verbatim LocalityUSA | NEW MEXICO | GRANT CO | DOR USHY 180, 2 MI. N JCT WITH STHY 78 TO MULE CREEK (T13S, R19W, SEC.21)
Decimal Latitude33.16129
Decimal Longitude-108.8128
Verbatim LatitudeN33D 09.7'
Verbatim LongitudeW108D 48.8'
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters1679
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference Remarksoffset by road on USHwy 180 from its jct with StHwy 78
Georeferenced ByCS Lieb (UTEP)
Georeferenced Date8/19/2011
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-1713
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-1713
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 Moon Ranch Quad
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees decimal minutes
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