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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishEastland
LocalityCisco
Latitude32.3882804592588
Longitude-98.97797462504946
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKuh
Catalog Number3137
Date Collected1926-05-01

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http://biodiversity.ku.edu/herpetology/collections

KU herpetology houses one of largest herpetology collections in the world (340,000 specimens representing more than 5000 species from 156 countries). The KU collections include the world’s largest collection of neotropical amphibian and reptile specimens (200,000+) as well as substantial numbers of Nearctic (80,000+) and Asian (20,000+) specimens. KU holdings are particularly strong for the U.S., Ecuador, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Costa, Rica, Haiti, the Philippines, Peru and Panama. The collection from Kansas is the state’s largest (20,000+). The type collection includes nearly 400 primary types, mostly amphibians. KU Herpetology also maintains 5000 cleared-and-stained osteological preparations, nearly 5000 dried skeletons, and one of the world’s largest collections of amphibian larvae (6000+ lots). The KU digital archive includes more than 12,000 digital images and more than 1500 acoustic recordings.

Contacts

Name Rafe Brown
RoleCurator-in-Charge of Herpetology
Emailrafe@ku.edu
Name Rafe Brown
RoleCurator-in-Charge of Herpetology
Emailrafe@ku.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@ku.edu
Name Linda Trueb
RoleCurator of Herpetology
Emailtrueb@ku.edu
Name Richard Glor
RoleCurator of Herpetology
Emailglor@ku.edu
Name Rafe Brown
RoleCurator-in-Charge of Herpetology
Emailrafe@ku.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameTerrapene ornata
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassReptilia
OrderTestudines
FamilyEmydidae
GenusTerrapene
Specific Epithetornata
Specimen
Catalog Number3137
PreparationsETOH - 1
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUH
Occurrence IDb1ddbbf1-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Herpetology Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Date Collected1926-05-01
Year1926
Month5
Day1
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyEastland
Higher GeographyUnited States, Texas, Eastland
ContinentNorth America
LocalityCisco
Decimal Latitude32.3881500
Decimal Longitude-98.9776300
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS/HerpNET/ORNIS Georeferencing Guidelines
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeferenced Date2006-02-10
Other
Languageen
Modified2003-11-13 11:55:03.0
IDb1ddbbf1-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
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dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusUnverified
dwc:georeferenceSourcesMaptech Terrain Navigator map scale not recorded
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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