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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishKimble
LocalityTexas Tech University Center, Junction
Latitude30.4717
Longitude-99.78131
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeTtu-z
Catalog NumberTtu-z_034974
Collected ByR. Sites

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

The Invertebrate Zoology collection (TTU-Z) of the Museum of Texas Tech University is international in scope with an emphasis on arthropods from semi-arid and arid lands, especially from North America. The collection consists primarily of insects, arachnids, and crustaceans. The pinned collection contains over 3,200 genera and 7,500 identified species. These counts are underestimated because they were made over a decade ago and the majority of the collection holdings have not been identified nor cataloged. The estimated minimal numbers are: Pinned Insects about 1 million individuals, Med/Vet Zoology about 75,000, Arachnids under 50,000, Miscellaneous groups under 1,000. At least 3 million specimens are retained as sealed, bulk specimens. These samples are mostly cataloged and are being split and labeled as time permits (motivated by researchers’ needs). There are currently slightly more than 800 type specimens (mostly paratypes) in the collection.

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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
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Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
Name James Cokendolpher
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Emailjames.cokendolpher@ttu.edu
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Name James Cokendolpher
RoleCollection Manager
Emailjames.cokendolpher@ttu.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameHetaerina americana
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderOdonata
FamilyCalopterygidae
GenusHetaerina
Specific Epithetamericana
Scientific Name Authors(Fabricius, 1798)
Specimen
Identified ByBryan A. Reece
Catalog NumberTTU-Z_034974
Other Catalog NumbersTTU1997-058
Preparationsdried, card, envelope
Individual Count1
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeTTU-Z
Occurrence IDTTU-Z_034974
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByR. Sites
Collector Number34974
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyKimble
Continentnorth america
LocalityTexas Tech University Center, Junction
Decimal Latitude30.4717
Decimal Longitude-99.78131
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced Byalex.gregg (2015-03-13 10:19:15)
Other
Modified2015-02-02 00:00:00
ID848644
dwc:georeferenceSourcesgeoref batch tool 2015-03-13
dcterms:referenceshttp://symbiota4.acis.ufl.edu/scan/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=848644
symbiota:recordEnteredByluis.tirado
dwc:collectionIDd4e788b4-5d52-47a3-873e-227c6df49c7b
dcterms:rightsHolderMuseum of Texas Tech University
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusreviewed - high confidence
dcterms:accessRightsCC BY-NC (Attribution-Non-Commercial)
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