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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Mexico
County/ParishCatron
LocalityGila Wilderness, Ca. 1/2 Mi. E Catwalks On Whitewater Creek Trail
Latitude33.376019
Longitude-108.833856
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-6651
Collected ByFries, Jn 73
Date Collected1980-08-16

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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 NameSceloporus cowlesi
Higher ClassficationReptilia | Squamata | Phrynosomatidae | SCELOPORUS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyPhrynosomatidae
GenusSceloporus
Specific Epithetcowlesi
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameSouthern Plateau Lizard
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-6651
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-6651
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByFRIES, JN 73
Date Collected1980-08-16
Year1980
Month8
Day16
Start Day of Year229
End Day of Year229
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceNew Mexico
CountyCatron
Higher Geography| USA | NEW MEXICO | CATRON CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityGILA WILDERNESS, CA. 1/2 MI. E CATWALKS ON WHITEWATER CREEK TRAIL
Verbatim LocalityUSA | NEW MEXICO | CATRON CO | GILA WILDERNESS, CA. 1/2 MI. E CATWALKS ON WHITEWATER CREEK TRAIL
Decimal Latitude33.376019
Decimal Longitude-108.833856
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters302
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeference RemarksMoved to the Catwalk area near Whitewater Campground in Gila NF.
Georeferenced ByStephen R. (MSB)
Georeferenced Date1/19/2007
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:georeferenceSourcesArcGIS software with data from NM Resource Geograhic Information System Program (http://rgis.unm.edu) and other inhouse resources
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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