Dugway Proving Ground Natural History Collection (DUGWAY-DUG-ENT)

The Dugway Proving Ground Natural History Collection houses more than 1,100 specimens of plants, insects, spiders, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals collected primarily from the U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground but also include some areas just outside the installation within Tooele County. The collection is used in support of the Army Mission on the West Desert of Utah, in scientific research, education and outreach efforts. One objective of this collection is to ensure preservation of species of concern and document localities and habitats for management of sensitive and/or rare species mandated by the endangered species act.
Contacts: Robert Delph, robert.delph@colostate.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 847b0b2e-b6d5-4373-8c09-0ab3bc9b8376
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 2,929 specimen records
  • 2,617 (89%) georeferenced
  • 1,388 (47%) with images (3,860 total images)
  • 1,431 (49%) identified to species
  • 222 families
  • 650 genera
  • 638 species
  • 648 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics