Angelo State Natural History Collections (ASNHC) Mammal specimens (Arctos)

Latest version published by Angelo State Natural History Collections (ASNHC) on Oct 10, 2020 Angelo State Natural History Collections (ASNHC)

The ASNHC Mammal collection comprises more than 20,000 records. It is the fourth largest mammal collection in Texas. Almost half of the collection is of species from Texas. Significant holdings are also represented from Mexico (3,600 specimens), Guyana (200), and the Galapagos Islands, seaward of Ecuador (300). Recent field studies in Sulawesi, Indonesia and several U.S. states have added specimens to the collection.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 20,977 records. 2 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Occurrence (core)
    20977
  • ResourceRelationship 
    16217
  • Multimedia 
    2

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

Downloads

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 20,977 records in English (4 MB) - Update frequency: monthly
Metadata as an EML file download in English (10 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (8 KB)

Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Angelo State Natural History Collections, Collection of Mammals. Individual specimens should be cited as ASNHC:Mamm: followed by the integer catalog number.

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Angelo State Natural History Collections (ASNHC). To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 2aa02cf8-c402-412c-9ad1-585e1e185bef.  Angelo State Natural History Collections (ASNHC) publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Dianna Krejsa
Collections Manager
Angelo State University Department of Biology 2601 W. Ave. N 76909 San Angelo TX US 3254866639

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Robert Dowler
Curator
Angelo State University Department of Biology, 2601 W AVENUE N 769095099 SAN ANGELO TX US 325-942-2189
Dianna Krejsa
Collections Manager
Angelo State University Department of Biology 2601 W. Ave. N 76909 San Angelo TX US 3254866639

Who filled in the metadata:

Dianna Krejsa
Collections Manager
Angelo State University Department of Biology, 2601 W AVENUE N 769095099 SAN ANGELO TX US 3259422012

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
http://www.vertnet.org
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
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Dusty McDonald
Programmer
Dianna Krejsa
Collections Manager
Angelo State University Department of Biology, 2601 W AVENUE N 769095099 SAN ANGELO TX US 3259422012
Robert Dowler
Curator of Mammalso
ANGELO STATE UNIV 2601 W AVENUE N 769095099 SAN ANGELO TX 3254866639

Geographic Coverage

Primarily Texas and the Southwestern United States, but includes important specimens from Mexico, Guyana, Ecuador, Kenya, South Africa, Sulawesi, Indonesia, China, and many U.S. states.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Taxonomic Coverage

Mammals of Texas, the Southwestern United States and Northern Mexico

Class  Mammalia

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1965-present with a few older specimens

Collection Data

Collection Name Angelo State Natural History Collections (ASNHC) Mammal specimens
Collection Identifier ASNHC:Mamm
Parent Collection Identifier ASNHC
Specimen preservation methods Dried,  Alcohol,  Mounted,  Deep frozen

Additional Metadata

http://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html

Purpose The Collection of Mammals is held for research, outreach, and university-level specimen-based education.
Alternative Identifiers 2aa02cf8-c402-412c-9ad1-585e1e185bef
https://www.gbif.org/dataset/f9772d3a-db34-4a33-baa0-7a016a970358
http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=asnhc_mamm