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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishBrewster
LocalityBig Bend National Park, Santa Elena Canyon
Latitude29.16412130262694
Longitude-103.65419278042192
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKuh
Catalog Number118762
Date Collected1957-07-01

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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 NameSceloporus merriami
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSauria
FamilyIguanidae
GenusSceloporus
Specific Epithetmerriami
Specimen
Catalog Number118762
PreparationsETOH - 1
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUH
Occurrence IDb9592afb-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Herpetology Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Date Collected1957-07-01
Year1957
Month7
Day1
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyBrewster
Higher GeographyUnited States, Texas, Brewster
ContinentNorth America
LocalityBig Bend National Park, Santa Elena Canyon
Decimal Latitude29.1639200
Decimal Longitude-103.6537300
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS/HerpNET/ORNIS Georeferencing Guidelines
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference Remarksgeoref at midpoint of geographic/by river extent of canyon
Georeferenced Date2007-02-18
Other
Languageen
Modified2000-11-28 12:48:10.0
IDb9592afb-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusUnverified
dwc:georeferenceSourcesUSGS 1:100,000
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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