Abilene Christian University Insect Specimens (Arctos)

Occurrence
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Description

The ACUNHC Entomology Collection is comprised of roughly 600 documented specimens. The collections holdings far exceed this number. The collection is in the process of being documented and catalogued. The vast majority of the collection is from Taylor county, Texas.

Data Records

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1 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)
1268
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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Abilene Christian University Entomology Collection. Individual catalog records should be cited as https://arctos.database.museum/guid/ACUNHC:Ento: followed by the integer catalog number.

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Abilene Christian University Natural History Collection. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC 4.0) License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 01bdf3ea-140a-4d45-a27c-aeca97662aea.  Abilene Christian University Natural History Collection publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen; Occurrence

Contacts

Thomas Lee
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
Professor
Department of Biology, Abilene Christian University
US
Tom Lee
  • Point Of Contact
Professor
Abilene Christian University Natural History Collection
Department of Biology, ACU Box 27868, Abilene Christian University
79699 Abilene
TX
US
13253704442
Rebecca Hunter
  • Point Of Contact
Associate Professor
Abilene Christian University Natural History Collection
Department of Biology, ACU Box 27868, Abilene Christian University
79699 Abilene
TX
US
13256742182
David Bloom
  • Programmer
VertNet Coordinator
John Wieczorek
  • Programmer
Information Architect

Geographic Coverage

Primarily Taylor County, Texas with some specimens from other US states, Mexico and South America.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-7.014, -126.211], North East [50.513, -53.789]

Taxonomic Coverage

Primarily insects with some other terrestrial arthropods.

Phylum Arthropoda

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1950 to present

Collection Data

Collection Name Abilene Christian University Insect specimens
Collection Identifier https://arctos.database.museum/collection/ACUNHC:Ento
Parent Collection Identifier ACUNHC
Specimen preservation methods Pinned,  Alcohol

Additional Metadata

Arctos Data Ownership and Use: http://arctosdb.org/home/data/; http://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html

Purpose Education and research.
Alternative Identifiers 01bdf3ea-140a-4d45-a27c-aeca97662aea
https://ipt.vertnet.org/resource?r=acunhc_ento