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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceColorado
County/ParishMoffat Co
LocalityDinosaur N M; Dinosaur N M, Echo Park Camp
Latitude40.5215
Longitude-108.9933
Institution CodeDmns
Collection CodeDmns
Catalog NumberZa.13086
Collected ByCushing, Paula E.
Date Collected2006-08-12

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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 NamePelegrina verecunda
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassArachnida
OrderAraneae
FamilySalticidae
GenusPelegrina
Specific Epithetverecunda
Scientific Name Authors(Chamberlin & Gertsch)
Specimen
Identified BySlowik, Jozef
Date Identified2006
Catalog NumberZA.13086
Other Catalog Numbers2006-44
Life StageFEMALE 1, MALE 2
Institution CodeDMNS
Collection CodeDMNS
Occurrence ID5c931775-61d9-4afe-8f58-e8b29a010e3b
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByCushing, Paula E.
Date Collected2006-08-12
Verbatim Date Collected12 August 2006
Year2006
Month8
Day12
Start Day of Year224
Collection RemarksCamp spiders
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceColorado
CountyMoffat Co
Continentnorth america
LocalityDinosaur N M; Dinosaur N M, Echo Park Camp
Decimal Latitude40.5215
Decimal Longitude-108.9933
Minimum Elevation in Meters1545
Verbatim Elevation5069 ft
Verbatim CoordinatesN 40.5215 W 108.9933
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
Modified2017-06-28 15:36:18
ID453557
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dcterms:rightsHolderDenver Museum of Nature & Science
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