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UTEP Fossils (Arctos)

Latest version published by University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections on May 9, 2018 University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections

The Vertebrate Paleobiology collections concentrate on Southwestern Pleistocene fossils, primarily from New Mexican cave faunas, although small numbers of other fossils are held. This catalogue includes specimens for which the UTEP Biodiversity Collections (UTEP-BC) acts as repository, both permanent and temporary. The UTEP-BC currently is repository for large numbers of specimens from lands of the Bureau of Land Management and sites under the jurisdiction of the Department of Defense. The primary focus is upon late Pleistocene Southwestern faunas, although there are some Holocene archaeological holdings and some Tertiary material as well. This emphasis primarily reflects the research interests of the curator, Arthur H. Harris, who has maintained and added to the collections since their initial organization in 1965.

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 23,354 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)
    23354
  • ResourceRelationship 
    23354
  • Multimedia 
    259

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

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Data as a DwC-A file download 23,354 records in English (2 MB) - Update frequency: monthly
Metadata as an EML file download in English (9 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (7 KB)

Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Mayfield T (2016): UTEP Fossils (Arctos). v1.6. University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=utep_es&v=1.6

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections. 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: dab57200-c600-4f26-b657-cf217443034e.  University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Teresa Mayfield
Manager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
University of Texas at El Paso 500 West University Avenue, Biology Bldg. #222 79968 El Paso TX US +01 915-747-5479
http://www.utep.edu/leb/default.htm

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Teresa Mayfield
Manager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
University of Texas at El Paso 500 West University Avenue, Biology Bldg. #222 79968 El Paso TX US +01 915-747-5479
http://www.utep.edu/leb/default.htm
Arthur Harris
Curator, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
University of Texas at El Paso 500 West University Avenue, Biology Bldg. #217 79968 El Paso Texas US +01 915-747-6895
http://www.utep.edu/biodiversity/

Who filled in the metadata:

Teresa Mayfield
Manager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
University of Texas at El Paso 500 West University Avenue, Biology Bldg. #222 79968 El Paso TX US +01 915-747-5479
http://www.utep.edu/leb/default.htm

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
Laura Russell
Programmer
David Bloom
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley
Point Of Contact
Dusty McDonald
Arctos Database Programmer
University of Alaska Museum
http://arctos.database.museum

Geographic Coverage

The Vertebrate Paleobiology collections concentrate on Southwestern Pleistocene fossils, primarily from New Mexican cave faunas, although small numbers of other fossils are held.

Bounding Coordinates South West [28.15, -118.125], North East [48.922, -95.449]

Temporal Coverage

Formation Period The primary focus is upon late Pleistocene Southwestern faunas, although there are some Holocene archaeological holdings and some Tertiary material as well.

Collection Data

Collection Name University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections - Paleobiology
Collection Identifier UTEP:ES
Parent Collection Identifier UTEP
Specimen preservation methods No treatment

Additional Metadata

Purpose Data set was created through the work of University of Texas at El Paso faculty and students and is created to support future research.
Alternative Identifiers dab57200-c600-4f26-b657-cf217443034e
http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=utep_es