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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceColorado
County/ParishLarimer Co
LocalityDixon Reservoir
Latitude40.554167
Longitude-105.14305600000002
Institution CodeDmns
Collection CodeDmns
Catalog NumberZa.2920
Collected ByPitner B
Date Collected2000-05-30

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Worldwide in scope though with a focus on the American West, the Entomology and Arachnology collections at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science collectively comprise over 1,000,000 specimens and specimen lots. The Entomology collection contains over 950,000 specimens, with Coleoptera (750,000+ specimens) and Lepidoptera (130,000+ specimens) as primary foci. The holdings include at least 18 primary types and 150 paratypes, and dates of collection span from 1878 to the present. The dung beetle collection is the largest in the United States, and our scarab holdings are particularly strong in African as well as regional material. The Colorado Scarab Survey and the Colorado Microlepidoptera Survey, both long-term projects initiated and conducted by DMNS, are steadily growing our regional holdings and our knowledge of the Colorado fauna. The Arachnology collection, with over 55,000 vials of specimens and specimen lots, is the sixth largest in the United States. Holdings are particularly strong in Colorado species and in Solifugae, with 13 primary types and 65 paratypes. The Colorado Spider Survey, initiated at DMNS and now in its 16th year, has vastly expanded our knowledge of the Colorado spider fauna. At the end of 2014, the Entomology collection moved to a new, state-of-the-art collections facility in the south wing of the museum; the Arachnology collection will be moving to the new facility in 2016.

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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
Name Dr. Frank Krell or Dr. Paula Cushing
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Emailfrank.krell@dmns.org; paula.cushing@dmns.org
Name Neil
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Name Dr. Frank Krell or Dr. Paula Cushing
RoleCollection Manager
Emailfrank.krell@dmns.org; paula.cushing@dmns.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameDictyna coloradensis
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassArachnida
OrderAraneae
FamilyDictynidae
GenusDictyna
Specific Epithetcoloradensis
Scientific Name AuthorsChamberlin
Specimen
Identified ByR Santangelo
Date Identified2000
Catalog NumberZA.2920
Other Catalog Numbers2000-8
Sexfemale
Institution CodeDMNS
Collection CodeDMNS
Occurrence ID9643b635-4a45-4243-bed4-8567fb3ecf28
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByPitner B
Date Collected2000-05-30
Verbatim Date Collected30 May 2000
Year2000
Month5
Day30
Start Day of Year151
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceColorado
CountyLarimer Co
Continentnorth america
LocalityDixon Reservoir
HabitatTree
Decimal Latitude40.554167
Decimal Longitude-105.143056
Verbatim CoordinatesN 40 33 15 W 105 08 35
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
Modified2017-06-28 15:36:18
ID467862
dwc:collectionID722da3b7-73fe-41b6-b1c9-8801accd20f3
dcterms:rightsHolderDenver Museum of Nature & Science
dcterms:referenceshttp://symbiota4.acis.ufl.edu/scan/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=467862
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