UTEP Birds (Arctos)

Occurrence
Latest version published by University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections on Apr 18, 2024 University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections

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Description

The University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections Bird material with reliable locality data is mostly from the United States, but there is also a significant component of exotic or native taxa with inadequate collection data. The collections include skeletal material along with the traditional skin-skull/study skin specimens.

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 3,122 records.

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)
3122
Multimedia 
157

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.

Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Zhuang V, Mayfield-Meyer T (2024). UTEP Birds (Arctos). Version 1.79. University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections. Occurrence dataset. https://ipt.vertnet.org/resource?r=utep_bird&v=1.79

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: f85f5c5c-ce02-4337-9317-23fe54769ff2.  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; Occurrence

Contacts

Vicky Zhuang
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
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
Teresa Mayfield-Meyer
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Collection Data Volunteer, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
University of Texas at El Paso
500 West University Avenue, Biology Bldg. #222
79968 El Paso
TX
US
+01 214-693-9269
Phil Lavretsky
  • Point Of Contact
Curator, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
University of Texas at El Paso
500 West University Avenue, Biology Bldg. #222
79968 El Paso
Texas
US
01 915-747-5479
Michael Harvey
  • Point Of Contact
Curator of Ornithology
University of Texas at El Paso
500 West University Avenue, Biology Bldg. #222
79968 El Paso
TX
US
(915) 747-6999
Laura Russell
  • Programmer
Programmer
David Bloom
  • Programmer
Coordinator
John Wieczorek
  • Programmer
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley
Dusty McDonald
  • Point Of Contact
Arctos Database Programmer
University of Alaska Museum

Geographic Coverage

Bird material with reliable locality data is mostly from the United States, but there is also a significant component of exotic or native taxa with inadequate collection data.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

Bird material is mostly from the United States, but there is also a significant component of exotic or native taxa with inadequate collection data.

Class Aves

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1900-present

Collection Data

Collection Name Univerisity of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Colllections - Birds
Collection Identifier UTEP:Bird
Parent Collection Identifier UTEP
Specimen preservation methods Dried

Additional Metadata

Purpose Data set was developed through the work of University of Texas at El Paso faculty and students and is created to support future research.
Alternative Identifiers f85f5c5c-ce02-4337-9317-23fe54769ff2
http://arctos.database.museum/utep_bird
https://ipt.vertnet.org/resource?r=utep_bird