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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishKenedy
Locality3 Mi. S Sarita
Latitude27.181734133445453
Longitude-97.79351345848492
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-3882
Collected ByWebb, Rg 3773
Date Collected1966-04-30

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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 NameHolbrookia propinqua
Higher ClassficationReptilia | Squamata | Phrynosomatidae | HOLBROOKIA
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyPhrynosomatidae
GenusHolbrookia
Specific Epithetpropinqua
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameKeeled Earless Lizard
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-3882
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-3882
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByWEBB, RG 3773
Date Collected1966-04-30
Year1966
Month4
Day30
Start Day of Year120
End Day of Year120
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyKenedy
Higher Geography| USA | TEXAS | KENEDY CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality3 MI. S SARITA
Verbatim LocalityUSA | TEXAS | KENEDY CO | 3 MI. S SARITA
Decimal Latitude27.18141
Decimal Longitude-97.79324
Verbatim LatitudeN27D 10.9'
Verbatim LongitudeW097D 47.6'
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters2290
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference Remarksoffset by rd via La Parra Ave, then on USHwy 77, from designated center of Sarita (= La Parra Ave. at Turcotte St.)
Georeferenced ByCS Lieb (UTEP)
Georeferenced Date3/6/2011
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-3882
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-3882
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 Sarita Quad
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees decimal minutes
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