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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishComal
LocalityNew Braunfels, Panther Canyon (29 Deg 43'n, 98 Deg 08'36"w) 700-750 Ft
Latitude29.716474124678538
Longitude-98.14292681845882
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-16487
Collected ByLieb, Cs Et Al 8377

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http://museum.utep.edu

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 NamePlethodon albagula
Higher ClassficationAmphibia | Caudata | Plethodontidae | PLETHODON
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderCaudata
FamilyPlethodontidae
GenusPlethodon
Specific Epithetalbagula
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameWestern Slimy Salamander
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-16487
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-16487
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByLIEB, CS ET AL 8377
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyComal
Higher Geography| USA | TEXAS | COMAL CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityNEW BRAUNFELS, PANTHER CANYON (29 DEG 43'N, 98 DEG 08'36"W) 700-750 FT
Verbatim LocalityUSA | TEXAS | COMAL CO | NEW BRAUNFELS, PANTHER CANYON (29 DEG 43'N, 98 DEG 08'36"W) 700-750 FT
Decimal Latitude29.71625
Decimal Longitude-98.14264
Verbatim LatitudeN29D 43.0'
Verbatim LongitudeW098D 08.6'
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters1237
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference Remarksgeoref placed in approx center of collecting area extent in canyon
Georeferenced ByCS Lieb (UTEP)
Georeferenced Date3/21/2013
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-16487
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-16487
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 New Braunfels West Quad 91988)
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees decimal minutes
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