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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishHudspeth
LocalityDor Rnrd 2317, 3 Mi. S Jct With Ushy 62/180
Latitude31.73825
Longitude-105.47945
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-6290
Collected ByFerguson, Gm 0105
Date Collected1978-10-12

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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 NamePhrynosoma cornutum
Higher ClassficationReptilia | Squamata | Phrynosomatidae | PHRYNOSOMA
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyPhrynosomatidae
GenusPhrynosoma
Specific Epithetcornutum
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameTexas Horned Lizard
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-6290
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-6290
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByFERGUSON, GM 0105
Date Collected1978-10-12
Year1978
Month10
Day12
Start Day of Year285
End Day of Year285
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyHudspeth
Higher Geography| USA | TEXAS | HUDSPETH CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityDOR RNRD 2317, 3 MI. S JCT WITH USHY 62/180
Verbatim LocalityUSA | TEXAS | HUDSPETH CO | DOR RNRD 2317, 3 MI. S JCT WITH USHY 62/180
Decimal Latitude31.73825
Decimal Longitude105.47945
Verbatim LatitudeN31D 44.3'
Verbatim LongitudeW105D 28.8'
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters1775
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference Remarksoffset by rd on Hwy 2317 from jct with Hwy 62-180
Georeferenced ByCS Lieb (UTEP)
Georeferenced Date4/5/2004
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-6290
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-6290
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 Adobe House Tank Quad
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees decimal minutes
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