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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryGuyana
State/Province8 (potaro/siparuni)
LocalityPotaro River, At Ayanganna Old
Latitude5.30181
Longitude-59.89838
Institution CodeAum
Collection CodeFish
Catalog Number62910
Collected ByD.c. Taphorn, D.c. Werneke, E.a. Liverpool, D.p. Fernandes
Date Collected2014-03-16

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The fish collection at Auburn University is among the most important collections of fishes from the southeastern United States. Currently, over 700,000 preserved specimens in over 60,000 lots are cataloged in the collection and at least ten thousand more lots await cataloging.

Contacts

Name David Werneke
RoleCollections Manager
Emailwernedc@auburn.edu
Name David Werneke
RoleCollections Manager
Emailwernedc@auburn.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleProgrammer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleCoordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Jonathon Armbruster
RoleCurator of Fishes
Emailarmbrjw@mail.auburn.edu
Name David Werneke
RoleCollections Manager
Emailwernedc@auburn.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameTrichomycterus sp.
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Actinopterygii | Siluriformes | Trichomycteridae | Trichomycterus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderSiluriformes
FamilyTrichomycteridae
GenusTrichomycterus
Taxon Rankgenus
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identification Qualifiersp.
Catalog Number62910
Preparations13 in 70% EtOH; 2 in C&S
Institution CodeAUM
Collection CodeFish
Occurrence ID296d9c37-1a9b-4528-bfe6-3f3dfdde3741
Dataset NameAuburn University Museum Fish Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByD.C. Taphorn, D.C. Werneke, E.A. Liverpool, D.P. Fernandes
Field NumberGUY 14-33
Date Collected2014-03-16
Year2014
Month3
Day16
Start Day of Year75
End Day of Year75
Locality
CountryGuyana
Country CodeGY
State / Province8 (Potaro/Siparuni)
Higher GeographySouth America | Guyana | 8 (Potaro/Siparuni) | | | Potaro River - Essequibo River | |
ContinentSouth America
Water BodyPotaro River - Essequibo River
LocalityPotaro River, at Ayanganna Old
Verbatim LocalitySouth America | Guyana | 8 (Potaro/Siparuni) | Potaro River - Essequibo River
Decimal Latitude5.30181
Decimal Longitude-59.89838
Location IDf2c88745-e16c-48cc-9364-fad2ae96ab3c
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-02-04
ID296d9c37-1a9b-4528-bfe6-3f3dfdde3741
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/aum/fish?id=62910
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:eventRemarksWorked in fast water rapids on rock and grass.Put three small Lithogenes whole in tube of RNAlater
dwc:eventID9097
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/8wk2-p21y
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