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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/ParishImperial
LocalityMidway Well
Latitude32.70926
Longitude-115.08017
Institution CodeSdnhm
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog Number4696
Collected ByKlauber, Laurence
Date Collected1931-05-10

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http://www.sdnhm.org/science/herpetology/

The San Diego Natural History Museum Department of Herpetology focuses on the study of amphibians and reptiles. Resources are available to scientists to help better understand amphibian and reptile biology and conserve species when their existence is threatened. The great diversity of amphibian and reptile species is preserved for scientific research in the form of alcohol-preserved and skeletal specimens. The herpetology collection holds over 76,000 catalogued specimens (73,300 fluid-preserved specimens and 3,100 skeletons with 212 primary and 500 secondary types) dating back to the 1890s. The collection has been built over the past century and is actively being added to today. All cataloged specimens are computer databased which allows for any combination of taxonomic and geographic records to be searched.

Contacts

Name Bradford Hollingsworth
RoleCurator of Herpetology
Emailbhollingsworth@sdnhm.org
Name Bradford Hollingsworth
RoleCurator of Herpetology
Emailbhollingsworth@sdnhm.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameChionactis occipitalis
Higher Classfication| | Reptilia | Squamata | Colubridae | Chionactis
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyColubridae
GenusChionactis
Specific Epithetoccipitalis
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number4696
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeSDNHM
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:SDNHM:Herps:4696
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByKlauber, Laurence
Date Collected1931-05-10
Verbatim Date Collected1931-5-10
Year1931
Month5
Day10
Start Day of Year130
End Day of Year130
Collection RemarksNone
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceCalifornia
CountyImperial
Higher GeographyNorth America | USA | California | Imperial | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityMidway Well
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | USA | California | Imperial | Midway Well
Decimal Latitude32.70926
Decimal Longitude-115.08017
Geodetic DatumNAD83
Georeference RemarksDetBy: Angelo Soto (SDNHM) Lat/Long Remarks: Estimated center of Midway well, along Hwy 98 No GeoRef Because (if applies): n/a Det Ref (if appies): TOPO! USGS 1:24000 Method: MaNIS/HerpNET/ORNIS Georeferencing Guidelines GeoRef in HerpNet: Yes
Georeferenced Date2005-7-21
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-15
IDurn:catalog:SDNHM:Herps:4696
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/sdnhm/herps?id=4696
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesTOPO! USGS 1:24000 . . See also Remarks.
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34836
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