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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
Institution CodeNcsm
Collection CodeNcsm-herp
Catalog Number14128
Collected ByN/k
Date Collected1974-08-20

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The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences' Amphibians and Reptiles Unit contains approximately 262,000 specimens (81,350+ lots), and is one of the largest and most complete regional collections in the United States. Founded in the late 1800s, the collection consists of approximately 80% North Carolina material, although 47 states, 57 countries, and more than 640 species are represented. Other states with substantial representation include California, Delaware, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. Other countries with substantial representation include Laos, Vietnam, and Gabon, and the international focus of the collection is expanding. Important recent acquisitions include large collections from Duke and Virginia Commonwealth Universities, the University of North Carolina’s Institute of Marine Sciences, and the personal collection of the late E. E. Brown of Davidson College. The collection houses fluid-preserved specimens, skeletons, skins, tissues for molecular analyses, and other materials. Photographic vouchers, field notes, other museums’ records of North Carolina holdings, and specimen data sheets are also maintained as part of the materials documenting these resources.

Contacts

Name Ben Norton
RoleHead of Technology
Emailben.norton@naturalsciences.org
Name Ben Norton
RoleHead of Technology
Emailben.norton@naturalsciences.org
Name Bryan Stuart
RoleCurator of Herpetology
Emailbryan.stuart@naturalsciences.org
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Bryan Stuart
RoleCurator of Herpetology
Emailbryan.stuart@naturalsciences.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameEurycea junaluska
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAMPHIBIA
OrderCaudata
FamilyPlethodontidae
GenusEurycea
Specific Epithetjunaluska
Taxon RankSpecies
Vernacular NameJunaluska Salamander
Specimen
Type Statusparatype
Identified Byn/k
Catalog Number14128
Individual Count1
Institution CodeNCSM
Collection CodeNCSM-Herp
Occurrence IDC39A429D-95BF-41FB-80D9-4E7B55881F79
Dataset NameNCSM Herpetology Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePreserved Specimen [en]
Collection Event
Collected Byn/k
Field NumberALB634
Date Collected1974-08-20
Year1974
Month8
Day20
Collection RemarksSever, DM, et al. (1976. Herpetologica 32: 26-29).
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceNorth Carolina
ContinentNorth America
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters805
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
LanguageEN
IDC39A429D-95BF-41FB-80D9-4E7B55881F79
dwc:datasetIDHerpDWC
dwc:informationWithheldLatitude and longitude coordinates not provided for 'sensitive species'
dcterms:referenceshttps://collections.naturalsciences.org/herpetology/specimen/14128
dcterms:bibliographicCitationNCSM [catalogNumber] - North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
dcterms:rightsHolderNoth Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
dcterms:accessRightsnot-for-profit use only
dwc:dispositionIn Collections
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:ownerInstitutionCodeNCSM
dwc:georeferenceSourcesDeLorme
dwc:institutionIDNCSM
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