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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/ParishSan Diego
LocalityRancho Jamul
Latitude32.67306
Longitude-116.85370999999999
Institution CodeDmns
Collection CodeDmns
Catalog NumberZa.31208
Collected ByUsgs San Diego
Date Collected2008-10-27

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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.

Contacts

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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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Emailnone
Name Dr. Frank Krell or Dr. Paula Cushing
RoleCollection Manager
Emailfrank.krell@dmns.org; paula.cushing@dmns.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameVaejovis puritanus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassArachnida
OrderScorpiones
FamilyVaejovidae
GenusVaejovis
Specific Epithetpuritanus
Scientific Name AuthorsGertsch, 1958
Specimen
Catalog NumberZA.31208
Other Catalog Numbers2013-160
Individual Count3
Institution CodeDMNS
Collection CodeDMNS
Occurrence IDd6851563-b6d0-4488-979b-dc65a3bde9af
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByUSGS San Diego
Collector NumberASID3351673972
Field NumberKAF8-46
Date Collected2008-10-27
Verbatim Date Collected2008-10-31
Year2008
Month10
Day27
Start Day of Year39748
End Day of Year39752
Sampling ProtocolPitfall Trap Array 21
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceCalifornia
CountySan Diego
Continentnorth america
LocalityRancho Jamul
Decimal Latitude32.67306
Decimal Longitude-116.85371
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
Modified2017-07-05 10:14:22
ID6949621
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dwc:collectionID722da3b7-73fe-41b6-b1c9-8801accd20f3
dcterms:rightsHolderDenver Museum of Nature & Science
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