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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Mexico
County/ParishHidalgo
Locality17.9 Mi. (on Sthy 338) N Animas
Latitude32.18996368575395
Longitude-108.87895164919163
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberHo-929
Collected ByLieb, Cs (dixon, Jr) 5442
Date Collected1978-07-13

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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 NameScaphiopus multiplicatus
Higher ClassficationAmphibia | Anura | Scaphiopodidae | SCAPHIOPUS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderAnura
FamilyScaphiopodidae
GenusScaphiopus
Specific Epithetmultiplicatus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog NumberHo-929
Preparationsskeleton
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:Ho-929
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByLIEB, CS (DIXON, JR) 5442
Date Collected1978-07-13
Year1978
Month7
Day13
Start Day of Year194
End Day of Year194
Collection RemarksSPECIMEN MISSING AS OF MAY 1984
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceNew Mexico
CountyHidalgo
Higher Geography| USA | NEW MEXICO | HIDALGO CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality17.9 MI. (ON STHY 338) N ANIMAS
Verbatim LocalityUSA | NEW MEXICO | HIDALGO CO | 17.9 MI. (ON STHY 338) N ANIMAS
Decimal Latitude32.18988
Decimal Longitude-108.87834
Verbatim LatitudeN32D 11.4'
Verbatim LongitudeW108D 52.7'
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters1968
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference Remarksoffset by rd on Hwy 338 from designated highway center of Animas (= Hwy 338 at Hwy 9 eastbound)
Georeferenced ByCS Lieb (UTEP)
Georeferenced Date6/18/2011
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-14
IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:Ho-929
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/utep/herps?id=ho-929
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34876
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesUSGS 1:24,000 Steins Quad
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees decimal minutes
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