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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishDimmit
LocalityChaparral Wildlife Management Area - Grid I
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number107589
Collected ByBradley, R D Et Al; Haynie, M L
Date Collected2004-10-09

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http://www.nsrl.ttu.edu/collections/Mammals/index.htm

The NSRL’s recent mammal collection houses more than 118,000 research specimens. Nearly 80% of these specimens are in the form of dried skin and/or skull and skeletal material preparations, while the rest are fluid-preserved specimens housed in a separate collection area. The dried skin and skeletal preparations are stored in 732 metal cabinets. These cabinets are specially designed to keep the specimens safe from UV light, dust, occasional insect pests, and other harmful agents. Every specimen is labeled with information concerning its species, sex, collector, preparator, collecting location, and other pieces of collecting data. Each specimen has also been given a catalog number and its data verified and entered into a searchable computer database. All specimens of the same species are stored together, organized by country, state, county, and finally catalog number. Groups of related species are housed in adjacent cases. As with the Genetic Resources Collection, the majority of these specimens in this collection are bar coded and a project is underway to bar code the rest to facilitate the retrieval of associated data and to reduce time and effort spent by the NSRL staff in maintaining an organized collection.

Contacts

Name Heath Garner
RoleCurator of Collections
Emailheath.garner@ttu.edu
Name Heath Garner
RoleCurator of Collections
Emailheath.garner@ttu.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameSigmodon hispidus
Higher ClassficationSIGMODON
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyCricetidae
GenusSigmodon
Specific Epithethispidus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number107589
Other Catalog NumbersTK 131072
PreparationsSN | skeleton | skull | tissue
Life Stageadult
Sexmale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:107589
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByBRADLEY, R D ET AL; HAYNIE, M L
Collector Number720
Field NumberTK116443
Date Collected2004-10-09
Verbatim Date Collected10/9/2004
Year2004
Month10
Day9
Start Day of Year283
End Day of Year283
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyDimmit
Higher Geography| United States | Texas | Dimmit Co | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityCHAPARRAL WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA - GRID I
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | TEXAS | DIMMIT CO | CHAPARRAL WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA - GRID I
Verbatim Coordinates14 465980 3131609
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-26
IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:107589
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dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
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dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemUTM
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