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Specimen Record

ContinentAsia
CountryMongolia
State/ProvinceGovi-altai
LocalitySharga Soum; Sharga Gobi Depression, Baga Tevh
Latitude46.2067
Longitude95.11362
Institution CodeMsb
Collection CodeMammal Specimens
Catalog Number265201
Collected ByCollector(s): Mongolian Vertebrate Parasite Project 2012
Date Collected2012-06-24

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http://www.msb.unm.edu/mammals

The MSB Division of Mammals contains over 250,000 catalogued specimens and is among the five largest in the world. Specimens date back to the 1890's with the majority documenting the rapid environmental change that has occurred since 1950. The collection contains 16 holotypes, 6 paratypes, 1 syntype, 93 symbiotypes. Important collections integrated into the MSB include the USGS Biological Surveys collection (26,000), the UIMNH (Hoffmeister) Collection (33,000), and the Rausch Collection (4,000 specimens and parasites). Specimens range from traditional skin/skull and fluid vouchers to "holistic vouchers" containing skin, skull, post-cranial skeleton, up to seven tissue types (heart, kidney, liver, lung, spleen, muscle, blood), cell suspensions, and ecto and endo parasites. Additionally, frozen tissue samples are available for about 130,000 individual mammals and date back to the late 1970's. Serology data associated with hantavirus surveillance programs in the Americas are associated with 37,000 specimens. The MSB houses an extensive archive of field journals and catalogues that date to the 1900's and are associated with specimens held in the collection. The collections are growing rapidly through the active research programs of curators, staff, and students, and through ongoing collaborations with other institutions and governmental agencies.

Contacts

Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.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 Jon Dunnum
RoleCollection Manager, Mammals
Emailjldunnum@unm.edu
Name Joseph Cook
RoleCurator of Mammals
Emailcookjose@unm.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameMeriones meridianus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Rodentia; Muridae; Gerbillinae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyMuridae
GenusMeriones
Specific Epithetmeridianus
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByMongolian Vertebrate Parasite Project 2012
Date Identified2012-06-24
Previous IdentificationsMeriones meridianus (accepted ID) identified by Mongolian Vertebrate Parasite Project 2012 on 2012-06-24; method: student
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number265201
Other Catalog NumbersNK=223701
Preparationswhole organism (frozen)
Individual Count1
Life Stageembryo
Sexrecorded as unknown
Institution CodeMSB
Collection CodeMammal specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:265201?seid=1993141
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Mongolian Vertebrate Parasite Project 2012
Date Collected2012-06-24
Verbatim Date Collected24 June 2012
Year2012
Month06
Day24
End Day of Year176
Collection Remarksall 6 embryos in one tube!!
Locality
CountryMongolia
State / ProvinceGovi-Altai
Higher GeographyAsia, Mongolia, Govi-Altai
ContinentAsia
LocalitySharga Soum; Sharga Gobi Depression, Baga Tevh
Verbatim LocalityMongolia/ Gobi-Altai Prov., Sharga Soum, Sharga Gobi Depression, Baga Tevh
Decimal Latitude46.2067
Decimal Longitude95.11362
Maximum Elevation in Meters981
Minimum Elevation in Meters981
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates46.2067/95.11362
Location According ToMongolian Vertebrate Parasite Project 2012
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters150
Geodetic DatumWorld Geodetic System 1984
Georeferenced ByMongolian Vertebrate Parasite Project 2012
Georeferenced Date2012-06-24 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-04-04 13:01:52.0
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dwc:identificationVerificationStatusstudent
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dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:associatedOccurrences(offspring of) NK 223699
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=recorded as unknown ; crown-rump length=5 mm; age class=embryo ; examined for parasites=no
dwc:georeferenceSourcesGPS
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