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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishTravis
LocalityNw Of Austin
Latitude30.267150000000004
Longitude-97.74306
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKumip
Catalog Number370595

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http://biodiversity.ku.edu/invertebrate-paleontology/collections

The University of Kansas invertebrate paleontology collection is ranked among the top 10 largest fossil invertebrate collections in the country and has over 850,000 fossil invertebrate and microfossil specimens from all over the world, including more than 8,200 type or figured specimens. These specimens have been used for research by paleontologists for over 120 years. The collection has taxonomic strengths in Cambrian trilobites from Antarctica and the Great Basin, United States; Upper Paleozoic invertebrates of the mid-continent; Cambrian soft-bodied faunas from Utah; Mesozoic cephalopods from the mid-continent. Research access to the collections is arranged on a case-by-case basis.

Contacts

Name Una Farrell
RoleCollection Manager
Emailufarrell@ku.edu
Name Una Farrell
RoleCollection Manager
Emailufarrell@ku.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@ku.edu
Name Bruce Lieberman
RoleCurator
Emailblieber@ku.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameHeteraster texanus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumEchinodermata
ClassEchinoidea
OrderSpatangoida
FamilyToxasteridae
GenusHeteraster
Specific Epithettexanus
Specimen
Catalog Number370595
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUMIP
Occurrence ID8d7f5afc-f826-499a-a2ca-d09917a9e7fc
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute invertebrate paleontology collection
Basis of RecordFossilSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyTravis
Higher GeographyUnited States, Texas, Travis
ContinentNorth America
LocalityNW of Austin
Decimal Latitude30.2671500
Decimal Longitude-97.7430600
Georeference ProtocolGeoreferencing Quick Reference Guide Version 2012-10-02
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters12114.0000000000
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeference RemarksUsed GeoLocateWeb Google Street layer to find Austin, TX, accepted coordinates given by geoLocate web, found locality by measuring distance to nearest named bounded place NW of Austin “Cedar park”, used the measured distance between two localities as extent for uncertainty radius.
Georeferenced ByLeibach, Wade
Georeferenced Date2017-03-04
Paleo Context
Geological Context GroupFredericksburg Group
FormationWalnut Clay Formation
Earliest Period Or Lowest SystemCretaceous
Earliest Epoch Or Lowest SeriesLower Cretaceous
Earliest Age Or Lowest StageAlbian
Other
Languageen
Modified2014-09-22 10:26:21.0
ID8d7f5afc-f826-499a-a2ca-d09917a9e7fc
dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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