× Take our 30-second survey
The U.S. National Science Foundation and iDigBio are required to collect information on use of digitized collections-based specimen data. Please help us meet this requirement every time you use this search portal. Sustainability of the national digitization effort depends on evidence of data use! Maybe later.

Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishLubbock
Locality2 Miles S. Of Lubbock
Latitude33.548844
Longitude-101.855167
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeTtu-z
Catalog NumberTtu-z_048605
Collected ByC. Forbis
Date Collected1983-06-15

From Recordset

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.

Contacts

Namenone
Rolenone
Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
Namenone
Rolenone
Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
Name James Cokendolpher
Rolenone
Emailjames.cokendolpher@ttu.edu
Name Neil
Rolenone
Emailnone
Name James Cokendolpher
RoleCollection Manager
Emailjames.cokendolpher@ttu.edu
  • Data
  • Flags
  • Raw
Taxonomy
Scientific NameBuprestidae
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderColeoptera
FamilyBuprestidae
Scientific Name Authors[Leach], [1815]
Specimen
Catalog NumberTTU-Z_048605
Other Catalog NumbersTTU1997-058
Preparationsdry pinned
Individual Count1
Life StageAdult
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeTTU-Z
Occurrence IDTTU-Z_048605
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByC. Forbis
Date Collected1983-06-15
Verbatim Date Collected6-15-83
Year1983
Month6
Day15
Start Day of Year166
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyLubbock
Continentnorth america
Locality2 miles S. of Lubbock
Decimal Latitude33.548844
Decimal Longitude-101.855167
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters19455
Georeferenced Byalex.gregg (2015-04-28 09:34:04)
Other
Modified2015-01-08 00:00:00
ID12880924
dwc:georeferenceSourcesgeoref batch tool 2015-04-28; GeoLocate
dcterms:referenceshttp://symbiota4.acis.ufl.edu/scan/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=12880924
symbiota:recordEnteredByCokendolpher, et al.
dwc:collectionIDd4e788b4-5d52-47a3-873e-227c6df49c7b
dcterms:rightsHolderMuseum of Texas Tech University
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusreviewed - high confidence
dcterms:accessRightsCC BY-NC (Attribution-Non-Commercial)
specimen list