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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishCoke
LocalityCa. 18 Km (air) W Robert Lee, Dor Sthy 158, 1.4 Rd Mi. W Jct W With Rmrd 2059 , Near Natural Well Draw Ca. 2000 Ft
Latitude31.906880406898964
Longitude-100.68558229739763
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-10680
Collected ByLieb, Cs 7226
Date Collected1985-08-12

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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 NameMasticophis flagellum
Higher ClassficationReptilia | Squamata | Colubrinae (Colubridae) | MASTICOPHIS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyColubridae
GenusMasticophis
Specific Epithetflagellum
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameCoachwhip
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-10680
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-10680
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByLIEB, CS 7226
Date Collected1985-08-12
Year1985
Month8
Day12
Start Day of Year224
End Day of Year224
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyCoke
Higher Geography| USA | TEXAS | COKE CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityCA. 18 KM (AIR) W ROBERT LEE, DOR STHY 158, 1.4 RD MI. W JCT W WITH RMRD 2059 , NEAR NATURAL WELL DRAW CA. 2000 FT
Verbatim LocalityUSA | TEXAS | COKE CO | CA. 18 KM (AIR) W ROBERT LEE, DOR STHY 158, 1.4 RD MI. W JCT W WITH RMRD 2059 , NEAR NATURAL WELL DRAW CA. 2000 FT
Decimal Latitude31.90674
Decimal Longitude-100.6852
Verbatim LatitudeN31D 54.40'
Verbatim LongitudeW100D 41.11'
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters230
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference Remarksgeoref uses offset by rd on Hwy 159 from jct with Hwy 2059; dam not located
Georeferenced ByCS Lieb (UTEP)
Georeferenced Date8/27/2008
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-10680
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-10680
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 Green Mountain Quad
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees decimal minutes
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