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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceLouisiana
County/ParishRapides
LocalityForest Hill, Beechwood Fish Hatchery
Latitude31.09
Longitude-92.49
Institution CodeCm
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog Number20144
Collected ByViosca, Percy, Jr.
Date Collected1941-01-27

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Herpetology maintains a collection of more than 207,500 specimens and ranks as about the ninth largest amphibian and reptile collection in the United States. Ninety percent are fluid preserved; others are preserved as skeletons, skins, mounts, or cleared and stained preparations. Notable historic collections rich in type specimens are the Taylor Philippine collection, the Le Boutellier collection of South American snakes, and specimens from early museum expeditions to the Isle of Pines and Angola. Collection data are completely computerized. Collection growth has averaged 1–2% per year. There are approximately 35 new research loans a year handled by the collection manager, and around 80 research data inquiries are filled annually. Research is supported by a library with an outstanding collection of 19th-century herpetological literature (Gunther Collection) and more than 22,000 reprints.

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Name Stephen Rogers
RoleCollection Manager
Emailrogerss@carnegiemnh.org
Name Stephen Rogers
RoleCollection Manager
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Name Laura Russell
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RoleVertNet Coordinator
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Name Stephen Rogers
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameSIREN INTERMEDIA NETTINGI
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Amphibia | Caudata | SIRENIDAE | SIREN
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderCaudata
FamilySirenidae
GenusSiren
Specific Epithetintermedia
Infraspecific Epithetnettingi
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Type Statusparatype
Catalog Number20144
Preparationswhole animal in alcohol
Individual Count1
Sexmale
Institution CodeCM
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:CM:Herps:20144
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByVIOSCA, PERCY, JR.
Field NumberPV 475
Date Collected1941-01
Year1941
Month1
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceLouisiana
CountyRapides
Higher GeographyNORTH AMERICA | UNITED STATES | LOUISIANA | RAPIDES | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityFOREST HILL, BEECHWOOD FISH HATCHERY
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | United States | Louisiana | Rapides | FOREST HILL, BEECHWOOD FISH HATCHERY
Decimal Latitude31.09
Decimal Longitude-92.49
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters800
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeference RemarksPoint in old hatchery ponds with extent covering adjacent ponds.
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-08-16
IDurn:catalog:CM:Herps:20144
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dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/cm/herps?id=20144
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34702
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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