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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceColorado
County/ParishEl Paso
LocalityChico Basin Ranch
Latitude38.543056
Longitude-104.46888900000002
Institution CodeDmns
Collection CodeDmns
Catalog NumberZe.12433
Collected ByCushing, Paula E.
Date Collected2006-07-10

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Worldwide in scope though with a focus on the American West, the Entomology and Arachnology collections at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science collectively comprise over 1,000,000 specimens and specimen lots. The Entomology collection contains over 950,000 specimens, with Coleoptera (750,000+ specimens) and Lepidoptera (130,000+ specimens) as primary foci. The holdings include at least 18 primary types and 150 paratypes, and dates of collection span from 1878 to the present. The dung beetle collection is the largest in the United States, and our scarab holdings are particularly strong in African as well as regional material. The Colorado Scarab Survey and the Colorado Microlepidoptera Survey, both long-term projects initiated and conducted by DMNS, are steadily growing our regional holdings and our knowledge of the Colorado fauna. The Arachnology collection, with over 55,000 vials of specimens and specimen lots, is the sixth largest in the United States. Holdings are particularly strong in Colorado species and in Solifugae, with 13 primary types and 65 paratypes. The Colorado Spider Survey, initiated at DMNS and now in its 16th year, has vastly expanded our knowledge of the Colorado spider fauna. At the end of 2014, the Entomology collection moved to a new, state-of-the-art collections facility in the south wing of the museum; the Arachnology collection will be moving to the new facility in 2016.

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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
Name Dr. Frank Krell or Dr. Paula Cushing
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Emailfrank.krell@dmns.org; paula.cushing@dmns.org
Name Neil
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Name Dr. Frank Krell or Dr. Paula Cushing
RoleCollection Manager
Emailfrank.krell@dmns.org; paula.cushing@dmns.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameNicrophorus carolinus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderColeoptera
FamilySilphidae
GenusNicrophorus
Specific Epithetcarolinus
Scientific Name Authors(Linnaeus, 1771)
Specimen
Identified BySikes, Derek
Date Identified2013
Catalog NumberZE.12433
Other Catalog Numbers2007-12
Individual Count1
Life Stageadult
Institution CodeDMNS
Collection CodeDMNS
Occurrence ID413c1085-01a5-472d-b6c5-ed78c8c0fd88
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByCushing, Paula E.
Date Collected2006-07-10
Verbatim Date Collected10 July 2006 to 1 August 2006
Year2006
Month7
Day10
Start Day of Year191
End Day of Year213
Sampling ProtocolWindmill pitfall array
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceColorado
CountyEl Paso
Continentnorth america
LocalityChico Basin Ranch
Decimal Latitude38.543056
Decimal Longitude-104.468889
Verbatim Coordinates38° 32' 35'' N 104° 28' 8'' W
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
Modified2017-06-28 15:36:18
ID1019159
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