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Specimen Record

ContinentAsia
CountryMongolia
State/ProvinceOmnogovi
LocalityGobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park; Tsagaan Ovoo Uul
Latitude43.6179166667
Longitude103.75455
Institution CodeMsb
Collection CodeMammal Specimens
Catalog Number216041
Collected ByCollector(s): Mongolian Vertebrate Parasite Project (mvpp)
Date Collected2009-06-30

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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 NameAlticola barakshin
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Mammalia; Rodentia; Cricetidae; Arvicolinae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyCricetidae
GenusAlticola
Specific Epithetbarakshin
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByJonathan L. Dunnum
Date Identified2016-08-12
Previous IdentificationsAlticola barakshin (accepted ID) identified by Jonathan L. Dunnum on 2016-08-12; method: student
Alticola identified by Mongolian Vertebrate Parasite Project (MVPP) on 2009-06-30; method: field
Alticola sp. identified by Jonathan L. Dunnum on 2015-08-04; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number216041
Other Catalog NumbersNK=166475
Preparationsskin; skull; heart, kidney, lung, spleen (frozen); skeleton, postcranial; blood; liver (frozen)
Individual Count1
Sexfemale
Institution CodeMSB
Collection CodeMammal specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MSB:Mamm:216041?seid=337371
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Mongolian Vertebrate Parasite Project (MVPP)
Date Collected2009-06-30
Verbatim Date Collected30 Jun 2009
Year2009
Month06
Day30
End Day of Year181
Collection RemarksExamined for ectoparasites. Examined for endoparasites. JLM.
Locality
CountryMongolia
State / ProvinceOmnogovi
Higher GeographyAsia, Mongolia, Omnogovi
ContinentAsia
LocalityGobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park; Tsagaan Ovoo Uul
Verbatim LocalityGobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park; Tsagaan Ovoo Vul
Decimal Latitude43.6179166667
Decimal Longitude103.75455
Maximum Elevation in Meters2308
Minimum Elevation in Meters2308
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Location RemarksTsagaan Ovoo Uul camp and lines along deep canyon. Very windy.
Verbatim Coordinates43d 37.075m N/103d 45.273m E
Location According ToMongolian Vertebrate Parasite Project (MVPP)
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters1000
Geodetic DatumWorld Geodetic System 1984
Georeferenced ByMongolian Vertebrate Parasite Project (MVPP)
Georeferenced Date2009-06-29 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-08-02 11:25:38.0
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dwc:identificationVerificationStatusstudent
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dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
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dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=female ; total length=153 mm; tail length=22 mm; hind foot with claw=20 mm; ear from notch=19 mm; weight=48 g; reproductive data=CSN
dwc:georeferenceSourcesGPS
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dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees dec. minutes
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