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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishHudspeth
LocalityIndio Mts Research Station, Prospect Pit Site, Trap P-1-2 [gps: 30 Deg 46.3038'n, 105 Deg 00.6438'w, Elev. 1234 M]; Indio Mts
Latitude30.77173
Longitude-105.01073
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-19450
Collected ByMata-silva, V 835
Date Collected2005-06-04

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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-19450
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-19450
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByMATA-SILVA, V 835
Date Collected2005-06-04
Year2005
Month6
Day4
Start Day of Year155
End Day of Year155
Collection RemarksMALE, 89 + 233MM, WT = 12.3 G
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyHudspeth
Higher Geography| USA | TEXAS | HUDSPETH CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityINDIO MTS RESEARCH STATION, PROSPECT PIT SITE, TRAP P-1-2 [GPS: 30 DEG 46.3038'N, 105 DEG 00.6438'W, ELEV. 1234 M]; INDIO MTS
Verbatim LocalityUSA | TEXAS | HUDSPETH CO | INDIO MTS RESEARCH STATION, PROSPECT PIT SITE, TRAP P-1-2 [GPS: 30 DEG 46.3038'N, 105 DEG 00.6438'W, ELEV. 1234 M]
Decimal Latitude30.77173
Decimal Longitude-105.01073
Verbatim LatitudeN30D 46.30'
Verbatim LongitudeW105D 00.64'
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters7
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeference RemarksGPS measurement accuracy = 5 m; "Prospect Pits" are (an informal placename designation used for internally by IMRS) located about one air km SE of the Indio Ranch House
Georeferenced ByCS Lieb (UTEP)
Georeferenced Date8/12/2009
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
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dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34876
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesGPS
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees decimal minutes
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