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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishEdwards
LocalityWest Frio River, 9 Miles North Of Leakey
Latitude29.8372784
Longitude-99.7775101
Institution CodeTnhc
Collection CodeIchthyology
Catalog Number1568
Collected ByHerrmann; Et Al.
Date Collected1951-04-15

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The Ichthyology Collection of the Texas Natural History Collections is part of The University of Texas at Austin and includes over 60,000 lots (with over 1,000,000 specimens), most of which are “wet” collections preserved in 70% ethanol occupying 1,586 square feet, spread out over two rooms. We have a small selection of larval fish from Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands maintained in 10% formalin and have just recently received over 1800 estimated new lots of larval samples from the Trinity River. Our skeletal collection contains 800 cleared and stained fish, as well as 425 dry skeletal preps. Many of the skeletal specimens originate from W. W. Dalquest and his students. We also have a tissue collection currently with over 1000 samples preserved in 100% ethanol frozen in liquid nitrogen. Our type collection includes 3 holotypes, 110 paratypes, and 1 allotype. Our holdings were collected between 1927 and present and there was a significant increase in collections during 1950–1980, mainly by Clark Hubbs and his students. In 1993 we acquired the collections of the University of Texas at Austin’s Marine Science Institute, totaling ~ 3,000 lots of ethanol preserved specimens from the Gulf of Mexico. Between 2000 and 2011 we acquired collections of ethanol preserved specimens from Midwestern University, Texas Tech University, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, The University of Texas at Brownsville and Lamar University. Our collection is rapidly growing and many of our incoming specimens come from Dean Hendrickson and his students, museum staff, Texas Parks and Wildlife, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and various researchers.

Contacts

Name Adam Cohen
RoleCollections Manager
Emailtnhc_fish_cm@austin.utexas.edu
Name Adam Cohen
RoleCollections Manager
Emailtnhc_fish_cm@austin.utexas.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameLepomis auritus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Actinopterygii | Perciformes | Centrarchidae | Lepomis
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderPerciformes
FamilyCentrarchidae
GenusLepomis
Specific Epithetauritus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number1568
PreparationsFluid - 4
Institution CodeTNHC
Collection CodeIchthyology
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TNHC:Ichthyology:1568
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByHerrmann; et al.
Field NumberZ1568
Date Collected1951-04-15
Year1951
Month4
Day15
Start Day of Year105
End Day of Year105
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyEdwards
Higher GeographyNORTH AMERICA | UNITED STATES | TEXAS | EDWARDS | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityWest Frio River, 9 miles north of Leakey
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | United States | Texas | Edwards
Decimal Latitude29.8372784
Decimal Longitude99.7775101
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters2781
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Georeference RemarksMeasured by SH 336 Should be West Frio River not Frio River. This is in Real County not Edwards County.
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-06-20
IDurn:catalog:TNHC:Ichthyology:1568
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/tnhc/ichthyology?id=1568
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
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