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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceAlaska
LocalityRichardson H. Mp 337.1-.2, Gravel Pit, Marsh
Latitude64.63763
Longitude-147.0821
Institution CodeUam
Collection CodeInsect Specimens
Catalog Number159642
Collected ByCollector(s): Kathryn Sommerman
Date Collected1948-06-21

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The UAM Insect collection is the northern-most facility of its kind in the United States. 98.5% of our records are from Alaska. Although a young collection (begun in 2000), we have recently surpassed 200,000 records representing over 1 million specimens (as of June 2014), making this collection the fourth largest in the US in entomology with data served to iDigBio. Over 99% of these records have been georeferenced. Over 75% of the pinned collection has been databased; approximately 10% of the wet collection has been databased. At least one specimen of every lowest identification, in both the pinned and wet collections, has been databased so we have a complete online taxon inventory of the collection. 136,257 specimens have been identified to the species level - these represent 2,869 species (23% are apparent new records for the state). Coleoptera, Odonata, and Hymenoptera are the most well-curated groups. 56,187 of these specimen records have been cited or otherwise used in 38 peer-reviewed publications. Please use this DOI to cite this collection / dataset: http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7299/X75D8S0H

Contacts

Name Derek Sikes
RoleCurator of Insects
Emaildssikes@alaska.edu
Name Derek Sikes
RoleCurator of Insects
Emaildssikes@alaska.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 Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Derek Sikes
RoleCurator of Insects
Emaildssikes@alaska.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameOchlerotatus communis
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Arthropoda; Insecta; Diptera; Culicidae; Aedini; (DeGeer)
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderDiptera
FamilyCulicidae
GenusOchlerotatus
Specific Epithetcommunis
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByKathryn Sommerman
Date Identified1948
Previous IdentificationsOchlerotatus communis (accepted ID) identified by Kathryn Sommerman on 1948; method: expert Remark: Prior id = Aedes communis DeGeer
Identification QualifierA
Identification RemarksPrior id = Aedes communis DeGeer
Catalog Number159642
Other Catalog Numbersbarcode=C49897; original identifier=504
Preparationswhole organism (pinned)
Individual Count1
Life Stageadult
Sexunknown
Institution CodeUAM
Collection CodeInsect specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Ento:159642?seid=61600
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Kathryn Sommerman
Date Collected1948-06-21
Verbatim Date CollectedJune 21
Year1948
Month06
Day21
End Day of Year173
Collection Remarks504
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceAlaska
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, Alaska
ContinentNorth America
LocalityRichardson H. mp 337.1-.2, gravel pit, marsh
Verbatim LocalityRichardson H. mp 337.1-.2, gravel pit, marsh
Habitatmarsh, biting
Decimal Latitude64.63763
Decimal Longitude-147.0821
Maximum Elevation in Meters168
Minimum Elevation in Meters168
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Location RemarksStation 504, 504B, 504C for K.M. Sommerman specimens. This station consists of three parts: Gravel pit on north side of road at 337.1. Swamp on north side of road at 337.2. Smaller of two gravel pits south side of road at 337.2. SAH 1/27/2011
Verbatim Coordinates64.63763/-147.0821
Location According ToSarah Huguet
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters165
Geodetic DatumWorld Geodetic System 1984
Georeferenced BySarah Huguet
Georeferenced Date2011-01-27 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-07-03 18:05:03.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Ento:159642?seid=61600
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dwc:identificationVerificationStatusexpert
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
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dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatuschecked by curator
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=unknown ; age class=adult
dwc:georeferenceSourcesGoogle Earth and GPS
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Ento:159642
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Ento:159642
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dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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