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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishEl Paso
Locality3/4 Km (air) Ene Helms West Well (31 Deg 46'15"w, 106 Deg 01'15"w) Ca. 4350 Ft; Hueco Mts
Latitude31.77092109940927
Longitude-106.02060038793068
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-16158
Collected ByCarranza, C Et Al 155
Date Collected1995-07-15

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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 neomexicana
Higher ClassficationReptilia | Squamata | Teiidae | ASPIDOSCELIS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyTeiidae
GenusAspidoscelis
Specific Epithetneomexicana
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameNew Mexico Whiptail
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-16158
Preparationsalcoholic | tissue
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-16158
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCARRANZA, C ET AL 155
Date Collected1995-07-15
Year1995
Month7
Day15
Start Day of Year196
End Day of Year196
Collection RemarksVISCERA REMOVED FOR PARASITE SURVEY (C. CARRANZA)
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyEl Paso
Higher Geography| USA | TEXAS | EL PASO CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality3/4 KM (AIR) ENE HELMS WEST WELL (31 DEG 46'15"W, 106 DEG 01'15"W) CA. 4350 FT; HUECO MTS
Verbatim LocalityUSA | TEXAS | EL PASO CO | 3/4 KM (AIR) ENE HELMS WEST WELL (31 DEG 46'15"W, 106 DEG 01'15"W) CA. 4350 FT
Decimal Latitude31.77081
Decimal Longitude-106.02007
Verbatim LatitudeN31D 46.2'
Verbatim LongitudeW106D 01.2'
Verbatim Coordinates13 403406 E 3515298 N
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters456
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference Remarksgeoref uses a by-air offset at heading indicated from the center of the Helms West Well area; coordinates in locality statement not used
Georeferenced ByCS Lieb (UTEP)
Georeferenced Date7/17/2012
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-16158
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-16158
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 Helms West Well Quad (1955)
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees decimal minutes
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