Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi - Uropyg…

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Summary

Full Title

Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi - Uropygi Collection

Description

During the day are found resting beneath woods, stones and other objects which you dig tunnels, and are usually active in the late afternoon and evening. Have the ability to spray as a defense a caustic mixture of vinegar and other organic components through anal glands. In the world there are about 100 described species in 16 genera. In the Americas there are three genera and 15 species recorded.

Purpose

Material with scientific and historical importance.

Temporal coverages

Date range: Feb 16, 1985 - Nov 21, 2007

Language of Metadata

ENGLISH

Language of Data

PORTUGUESE

Administrative contact
Alexandre Bonaldo
Curator
Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi Av. Perimetral, 1901 - Terra Firme 66077-830 Belém Pará Brazil
Metadata author
Alexandre Bonaldo
Curator
Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi Av. Perimetral, 1901 - Terra Firme 66077-830 Belém Pará Brazil
Originator
Alexandre Bonaldo
Curator
Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi Av. Perimetral, 1901 - Terra Firme 66077-830 Belém Pará Brazil

doi:10.15468/xt4kfa

Published by

Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi

Publication Date

Jan 21, 2015

Registration Date

Apr 16, 2014

Served by

Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi

Links

External Data

Metadata Documents

Geographic Coverage

Geographic coverage from Uropygi collection.

Other Contacts

Administrative contact
Alexandre Bonaldo
Curator
Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi Av. Perimetral, 1901 - Terra Firme 66077-830 Belém Pará Brazil

Taxonomic Coverage

Taxonomic coverage from Uropygi collection.

KINGDOM
Animalia
PHYLUM
Arthropoda
CLASS
Arachnida
ORDER
Uropygi
FAMILY
Thelyphonidae
GENUS
Thelyphonellus

Methodology

Study extent

Collection of Uropygi order with national coverage.

Sampling description

Taxonomic and Geospatial data about Uropygi collection.

Method Steps

  1. Specimens obtained from licensed collections, exchange, gift, legacy or purchase. The specimens are stored in the collection through a preservation type and its data are stored on the Specify (system for managing biodiversity data).

Specimen Preservation method

Alcohol