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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceTexas
County/ParishBrewster
LocalityBlack Gap Wildlife Managment Area, N 29.34.642, W 102.56.345
Institution CodeLsumz
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog Number87409
Collected ByMoon, Brad; Leberg, Paul
Date Collected2003-05-20

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http://sites01.lsu.edu/wp/mns/research-collections/herpetology/

The collection of reptiles and amphibians is comprised of more than 140,000 specimens. The collection is extremely rich in snake species, with 359 genera and 954 species represented. The remaining herp groups are represented as follows: lizards (165 genera, 776 species), tuataras (1 genus, 1 species), turtles (54 genera, 104 species), crocodilians (8 genera, 15 species), frogs (143 genera, 682 species), salamanders (38 genera, 151 species), and caecilians (12 genera, 19 species). The collection contains 52 holotypes (specimens representing species new to science), which is a disproportionately large number for a collection of this size. The herpetology collection is worldwide in scope. The snake skeletal collection is among the largest and most diverse in the world. The collection of amphibians and reptiles from the Mexican state of San Luis Potosí is the largest in the world, and the collections from Honduras and Peru are among the top five in the world. Approximately 55-60 percent of the currently recognized genera of snakes are represented in the collection.

Contacts

Name Seth Parker
RoleHerpetology Collections Manager
Emailsethparker@lsu.edu
Name Seth Parker
RoleHerpetology Collections Manager
Emailsethparker@lsu.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameMasticophis taeniatus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Reptilia | Squamata | Colubridae | Masticophis
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyColubridae
GenusMasticophis
Specific Epithettaeniatus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number87409
Other Catalog Numbers19846
PreparationsTissue - 100; Isopropanol - 1
Life StageAdult/juvenile
Sexunknown
Institution CodeLSUMZ
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDfd932014-fdee-11e2-ab74-7d6dab1460a4
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByMoon, Brad; Leberg, Paul
Date Collected2003-05-20
Year2003
Month5
Day20
Start Day of Year140
End Day of Year140
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceTexas
CountyBrewster
Higher GeographyNorth America | USA | Texas | Brewster County | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityBlack Gap Wildlife Managment Area, N 29.34.642, W 102.56.345
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | USA | Texas | Brewster County
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-01-17
IDfd932014-fdee-11e2-ab74-7d6dab1460a4
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dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/lsumz/herps?id=87409
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/ew6z-dwdm
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