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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/ParishLos Angeles
Locality2 Mi N, 6 Mi E Sunland, 0.25 Mi E Big Bridge, Tujunga Canyon
Latitude34.2850723
Longitude-118.1909027
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number24879
Collected ByHafner, J C
Date Collected1973-12-31

From Recordset

http://www.nsrl.ttu.edu/collections/Mammals/index.htm

The NSRL’s recent mammal collection houses more than 118,000 research specimens. Nearly 80% of these specimens are in the form of dried skin and/or skull and skeletal material preparations, while the rest are fluid-preserved specimens housed in a separate collection area. The dried skin and skeletal preparations are stored in 732 metal cabinets. These cabinets are specially designed to keep the specimens safe from UV light, dust, occasional insect pests, and other harmful agents. Every specimen is labeled with information concerning its species, sex, collector, preparator, collecting location, and other pieces of collecting data. Each specimen has also been given a catalog number and its data verified and entered into a searchable computer database. All specimens of the same species are stored together, organized by country, state, county, and finally catalog number. Groups of related species are housed in adjacent cases. As with the Genetic Resources Collection, the majority of these specimens in this collection are bar coded and a project is underway to bar code the rest to facilitate the retrieval of associated data and to reduce time and effort spent by the NSRL staff in maintaining an organized collection.

Contacts

Name Heath Garner
RoleCurator of Collections
Emailheath.garner@ttu.edu
Name Heath Garner
RoleCurator of Collections
Emailheath.garner@ttu.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameDipodomys agilis agilis
Higher ClassficationDIPODOMYS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyHeteromyidae
GenusDipodomys
Specific Epithetagilis
Infraspecific Epithetagilis
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number24879
PreparationsSS | skin | skull
Sexmale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:24879
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByHAFNER, J C
Collector Number345
Field NumberTK918025
Date Collected1973-12-31
Verbatim Date Collected12/31/1973
Year1973
Month12
Day31
Start Day of Year365
End Day of Year365
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceCalifornia
CountyLos Angeles
Higher Geography| United States | California | Los Angeles Co | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality2 MI N, 6 MI E SUNLAND, 0.25 MI E BIG BRIDGE, TUJUNGA CANYON
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | CALIFORNIA | LOS ANGELES CO | 2 MI N, 6 MI E SUNLAND, 0.25 MI E BIG BRIDGE, TUJUNGA CANYON
Decimal Latitude34.2850723
Decimal Longitude-118.1909027
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters3487
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByTamrya D. d'Artenay, Nitin Bhasin, Julian A. Kapoor (MVZ)
Georeferenced Date3/3/2003
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:24879
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dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/ttu/mammals?id=24879
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesTerrain Navigator 3.02 USGS 1:100,000
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34902
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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