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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishTravis
LocalityAustin, St Edwards Park; Colorado River Drainage
Latitude30.406872294809997
Longitude-97.79344645946561
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-18276
Collected ByLannutti, Di Et Al 285
Date Collected1999-03-18

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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 NameAcris blanchardi
Higher ClassficationAmphibia | Anura | Hylidae | ACRIS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderAnura
FamilyHylidae
GenusAcris
Specific Epithetblanchardi
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameBlanchard's Cricket Frog
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-18276
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-18276
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByLANNUTTI, DI ET AL 285
Date Collected1999-03-18
Year1999
Month3
Day18
Start Day of Year77
End Day of Year77
Collection RemarksWT = 1.0G; FOUND ALONG STREAM
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyTravis
Higher Geography| USA | TEXAS | TRAVIS CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityAUSTIN, ST EDWARDS PARK; COLORADO RIVER DRAINAGE
Verbatim LocalityUSA | TEXAS | TRAVIS CO | AUSTIN, ST EDWARDS PARK
Decimal Latitude30.40667
Decimal Longitude-97.79316
Verbatim LatitudeN30D 24.4'
Verbatim LongitudeW097D 47.6'
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters1968
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference Remarksgeoref at approx center of Bull Creek extent within park; Park formerly called "Upper Bull Creek District Park"
Georeferenced ByCS Lieb (UTEP)
Georeferenced Date11/12/2009
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-18276
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=h-18276
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 Jollyville Quad
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees decimal minutes
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