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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceKansas
County/ParishElk
Locality7 1/4 Miles Nw Of Elk City
Latitude37.365088
Longitude-96.0044319
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKumip
Catalog Number155412

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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 NameMyalina Orthomyalina slocomi
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumMollusca
ClassBivalvia
OrderPterioida
FamilyMyalinidae
GenusMyalina
Specific Epithetslocomi
Specimen
Catalog Number155412
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUMIP
Occurrence ID6567a9e1-5f90-40bf-bd3f-62cf596d3e4e
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute invertebrate paleontology collection
Basis of RecordFossilSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceKansas
CountyElk
Higher GeographyUnited States, Kansas, Elk
ContinentNorth America
Locality7 1/4 miles NW of Elk City
Decimal Latitude37.365088
Decimal Longitude-96.0044319
Georeference ProtocolGeoreferencing Quick Reference Guide Version 2012-10-02
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters4870.0000000000
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeference RemarksAccepted GEOLocate lat-long and extend of Elk City. Used MaNIS Georeferencing calculator for distance at a heading to determine lat-long and uncertainty.
Georeferenced ByCasey, Michelle M
Georeferenced Date2013-07-18
Paleo Context
Geological Context GroupDouglas Group
MemberIatan Limestone
FormationStranger Formation
Earliest Period Or Lowest SystemPennsylvanian
Other
Languageen
Modified2014-09-22 10:25:31.0
ID6567a9e1-5f90-40bf-bd3f-62cf596d3e4e
dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dwc:subgenusOrthomyalina
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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