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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishEl Paso
LocalityOff Fabens Cutoff Rd Near Hudspeth County Line (31 Deg 37'n, 106 Deg 34'w)
Latitude31.604176101012996
Longitude-105.99918825915084
Institution CodeUtep
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog NumberH-2350
Collected ByMurphy, B
Date Collected1973-06-08

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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 NameGambelia wislizenii
Higher ClassficationReptilia | Squamata | Crotaphytidae | GAMBELIA
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyCrotaphytidae
GenusGambelia
Specific Epithetwislizenii
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Vernacular NameLongnose Leopard Lizard
Specimen
Catalog NumberH-2350
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeUTEP
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UTEP:Herps:H-2350
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByMURPHY, B
Date Collected1973-06-08
Year1973
Month6
Day8
Start Day of Year159
End Day of Year159
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyEl Paso
Higher Geography| USA | TEXAS | EL PASO CO | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityOFF FABENS CUTOFF RD NEAR HUDSPETH COUNTY LINE (31 DEG 37'N, 106 DEG 34'W)
Verbatim LocalityUSA | TEXAS | EL PASO CO | OFF FABENS CUTOFF RD NEAR HUDSPETH COUNTY LINE (31 DEG 37'N, 106 DEG 34'W)
Decimal Latitude31.60406
Decimal Longitude-105.99866
Verbatim LatitudeN31D 36.2'
Verbatim LongitudeW105D 59.9'
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters537
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference Remarksgeoref placed at jct of the terminus of the Hueco Gasline Cutoff Rd (N-S) with theterminus of the Fabens Cutoff Road (E-W), which is about 0.45 km west of the El Paso-Hudspeth County line; longitude as given does not match locality data
Georeferenced ByCS Lieb (UTEP)
Georeferenced Date2/6/2012
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:georeferenceSourcesUSGS 1:24,000 TP Well Quad (1978)
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/gq95-3z97
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees decimal minutes
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