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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceAlaska
LocalityFortress Mountain
Latitude68.5801111111
Longitude-152.9598888889
Institution CodeUam
Collection CodeInsect Specimens
Catalog Number280038
Collected ByCollector(s): Heikki Henttonen, Kyndall Hildebrandt, Juha Laakkonen, Jukka Niemimaa
Date Collected2002-07-29

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The UAM Insect collection is the northern-most facility of its kind in the United States. 98.5% of our records are from Alaska. Although a young collection (begun in 2000), we have recently surpassed 200,000 records representing over 1 million specimens (as of June 2014), making this collection the fourth largest in the US in entomology with data served to iDigBio. Over 99% of these records have been georeferenced. Over 75% of the pinned collection has been databased; approximately 10% of the wet collection has been databased. At least one specimen of every lowest identification, in both the pinned and wet collections, has been databased so we have a complete online taxon inventory of the collection. 136,257 specimens have been identified to the species level - these represent 2,869 species (23% are apparent new records for the state). Coleoptera, Odonata, and Hymenoptera are the most well-curated groups. 56,187 of these specimen records have been cited or otherwise used in 38 peer-reviewed publications. Please use this DOI to cite this collection / dataset: http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7299/X75D8S0H

Contacts

Name Derek Sikes
RoleCurator of Insects
Emaildssikes@alaska.edu
Name Derek Sikes
RoleCurator of Insects
Emaildssikes@alaska.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 Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Derek Sikes
RoleCurator of Insects
Emaildssikes@alaska.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameArthropoda
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; ;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified Byunknown
Previous IdentificationsArthropoda (accepted ID) identified by unknown; method: legacy Remark: IDs taken from mammal part remarks
Identification QualifierA
Identification RemarksIDs taken from mammal part remarks
Catalog Number280038
Other Catalog NumbersAF=61755
Preparationswhole organism (70% ethanol/glycerin)
Individual Count1
Institution CodeUAM
Collection CodeInsect specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Ento:280038?seid=2339518
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Heikki Henttonen, Kyndall Hildebrandt, Juha Laakkonen, Jukka Niemimaa
Date Collected2002-07-29
Verbatim Date Collected29 Jul 2002
Year2002
Month07
Day29
End Day of Year210
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceAlaska
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, Alaska, Chandler Lake Quad, Gates of the Arctic National Park
ContinentNorth America
LocalityFortress Mountain
Verbatim LocalityFortress Mountain
Decimal Latitude68.5801111111
Decimal Longitude-152.9598888889
Maximum Elevation in Meters719
Minimum Elevation in Meters719
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates68d 34m 48.4s N/152d 57m 35.6s W
Location According Tounknown
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters200
Geodetic DatumNorth American Datum 1927
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2014-06-02 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-08-02 11:25:44.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Ento:280038?seid=2339518
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Ento:280038
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34396
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dwc:associatedOccurrences(parasite of) UAM:Mamm http://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Mamm:78404
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dwc:georeferenceSourcesglobal positioning system (transcription)
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/UAM:Ento:280038
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34847
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdeg. min. sec.
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