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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishJeff Davis
Locality11 Mi Ne Fort Davis, Limpia Canyon
Latitude30.7199993
Longitude-103.7549973
Institution CodeTtu
Collection CodeMammals
Catalog Number8282
Collected ByBaker, R J Et Al; Baker, R J
Date Collected1968-11-02

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

The NSRL’s recent mammal collection houses more than 118,000 research specimens. Nearly 80% of these specimens are in the form of dried skin and/or skull and skeletal material preparations, while the rest are fluid-preserved specimens housed in a separate collection area. The dried skin and skeletal preparations are stored in 732 metal cabinets. These cabinets are specially designed to keep the specimens safe from UV light, dust, occasional insect pests, and other harmful agents. Every specimen is labeled with information concerning its species, sex, collector, preparator, collecting location, and other pieces of collecting data. Each specimen has also been given a catalog number and its data verified and entered into a searchable computer database. All specimens of the same species are stored together, organized by country, state, county, and finally catalog number. Groups of related species are housed in adjacent cases. As with the Genetic Resources Collection, the majority of these specimens in this collection are bar coded and a project is underway to bar code the rest to facilitate the retrieval of associated data and to reduce time and effort spent by the NSRL staff in maintaining an organized collection.

Contacts

Name Heath Garner
RoleCurator of Collections
Emailheath.garner@ttu.edu
Name Heath Garner
RoleCurator of Collections
Emailheath.garner@ttu.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameThomomys bottae limpiae
Higher ClassficationTHOMOMYS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderRodentia
FamilyGeomyidae
GenusThomomys
Specific Epithetbottae
Infraspecific Epithetlimpiae
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number8282
PreparationsSB | skeleton | skin | skull
Sexfemale
Institution CodeTTU
Collection CodeMammals
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TTU:Mammals:8282
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByBAKER, R J ET AL; BAKER, R J
Collector Number1277
Field NumberTK938412
Date Collected1968-11-02
Verbatim Date Collected11/2/1968
Year1968
Month11
Day2
Start Day of Year307
End Day of Year307
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyJeff Davis
Higher Geography| United States | Texas | Jeff Davis Co | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality11 MI NE FORT DAVIS, LIMPIA CANYON
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | TEXAS | JEFF DAVIS CO | 11 MI NE FORT DAVIS, LIMPIA CANYON
Decimal Latitude30.7199993
Decimal Longitude-103.7549973
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates13 619236 3399044
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced ByMia Hwang (TTU)
Georeferenced Date3/3/2003
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
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dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
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dwc:georeferenceSourcesTopozone.com
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
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