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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceIndiana
County/ParishLake
LocalityCa. 1 1/2 Mi. N Cedar Lake, 12019 Nicker Ave (residence)
Latitude41.40066548078917
Longitude-87.4693172590706
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-16003
Collected ByRoss, Mk (ross, Mk & Beamer, D) 4
Date Collected1995-05-07

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The UTEP Biodiversity Collections originated as departmental teaching and research collections in the early 1960s. Between the mid-1960s and the early 1970s, the collections were formalized under the name Museum of Arid Land Biology (acronym MALB). In 1976, organizational changes instituted by the university resulted in the renaming of the collections and associated activities as the Laboratory for Environmental Biology (acronym UTEP, though locally called the "LEB"). In July of 1993, the Laboratory became associated with the University of Texas at El Paso's Centennial Museum through a memorandum of understanding.

Some 160,000 curated specimens form the base for research by Centennial Museum personnel and faculty curators; by graduate and undergraduate students from the University of Texas at El Paso; and, through loans and visitation, graduate students and professionals from other institutions. The name was changed to UTEP Biodiversity Collections in August of 2012.

Collections primarily are of modern amphibians, reptiles, and birds as well as fossil vertebrates (amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals). The collections have a regional emphasis, but also contain material from outside the Southwest, particularly from Mexico. The research collections are maintained in the Biology Building.

Contacts

Name Teresa Mayfield
RoleManager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
Emailtmayfield@utep.edu
Name Teresa Mayfield
RoleManager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
Emailtmayfield@utep.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Arthur Harris
RoleCurator of the Paleobiology collection
Emailaharris@utep.edu
Name Carl Lieb
RoleCo-Curator of the Herpetology Collection
Emailclieb@utep.edu
Name Philip Lavretsky
RoleCurator of Ornithology
Emailplavretsky@utep.edu
Name Teresa Mayfield
RoleManager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
Emailtmayfield@utep.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameAmbystoma laterale
Higher ClassficationAmphibia | Caudata | Ambystomatidae | AMBYSTOMA
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderCaudata
FamilyAmbystomatidae
GenusAmbystoma
Specific Epithetlaterale
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameBlue-spotted Salamander
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-16003
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-16003
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByROSS, MK (ROSS, MK & BEAMER, D) 4
Date Collected1995-05-07
Year1995
Month5
Day7
Start Day of Year127
End Day of Year127
Collection RemarksFOUND UNDER LOG IN RESIDENTIAL BACKYARD
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceIndiana
CountyLake
Higher Geography| USA | INDIANA | LAKE CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityCA. 1 1/2 MI. N CEDAR LAKE, 12019 NICKER AVE (RESIDENCE)
Verbatim LocalityUSA | INDIANA | LAKE CO | CA. 1 1/2 MI. N CEDAR LAKE, 12019 NICKER AVE (RESIDENCE)
Decimal Latitude41.40063
Decimal Longitude-87.46928
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters2025
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference Remarkscoordinates taken at halfway between 119th and 121st on Rt 41 (Wicker Avenue); "Nicker" is a lapsus for "Wicker"
Georeferenced ByJennifer Mui (FMNH)
Georeferenced Date1/20/2005
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
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dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34876
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesMapTech Terrain Navigator 1:24,000
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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