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Specimen Record

ContinentAsia
CountryLaos
State/ProvinceXekong
County/ParishDakchung
LocalityPhou Ajol, 1475 M Elevation
Latitude15.6824
Longitude107.194
Institution CodeNcsm
Collection CodeNcsm-herp
Catalog Number78594
Collected ByWmp
Date Collected2011-05-16

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The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences' Amphibians and Reptiles Unit contains approximately 262,000 specimens (81,350+ lots), and is one of the largest and most complete regional collections in the United States. Founded in the late 1800s, the collection consists of approximately 80% North Carolina material, although 47 states, 57 countries, and more than 640 species are represented. Other states with substantial representation include California, Delaware, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. Other countries with substantial representation include Laos, Vietnam, and Gabon, and the international focus of the collection is expanding. Important recent acquisitions include large collections from Duke and Virginia Commonwealth Universities, the University of North Carolina’s Institute of Marine Sciences, and the personal collection of the late E. E. Brown of Davidson College. The collection houses fluid-preserved specimens, skeletons, skins, tissues for molecular analyses, and other materials. Photographic vouchers, field notes, other museums’ records of North Carolina holdings, and specimen data sheets are also maintained as part of the materials documenting these resources.

Contacts

Name Ben Norton
RoleHead of Technology
Emailben.norton@naturalsciences.org
Name Ben Norton
RoleHead of Technology
Emailben.norton@naturalsciences.org
Name Bryan Stuart
RoleCurator of Herpetology
Emailbryan.stuart@naturalsciences.org
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Bryan Stuart
RoleCurator of Herpetology
Emailbryan.stuart@naturalsciences.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameAmolops spinapectoralis
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAMPHIBIA
OrderAnura
FamilyRanidae
GenusAmolops
Specific Epithetspinapectoralis
Taxon RankSpecies
Specimen
Identified Byn/k
Catalog Number78594
Individual Count1
Institution CodeNCSM
Collection CodeNCSM-Herp
Occurrence IDFD4D1BDD-78F2-485D-9114-A6EFD2B37FED
Dataset NameNCSM Herpetology Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePreserved Specimen [en]
Collection Event
Collected ByWMP
Field NumberBLS 14330
Date Collected2011-05-16
Year2011
Month5
Day16
Locality
CountryLaos
State / ProvinceXekong
CountyDakchung
ContinentAsia
LocalityPhou Ajol, 1475 m elevation
Decimal Latitude15.6824
Decimal Longitude107.194
Location RemarksWet evergreen forest. On log above 10 m high cascade in large waterfall.
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
LanguageEN
IDFD4D1BDD-78F2-485D-9114-A6EFD2B37FED
dwc:datasetIDHerpDWC
dwc:informationWithheldLatitude and longitude coordinates not provided for 'sensitive species'
dwc:georeferenceSourcesGPS
dcterms:referenceshttps://collections.naturalsciences.org/herpetology/specimen/78594
dcterms:rightsHolderNoth Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
dcterms:accessRightsnot-for-profit use only
dcterms:bibliographicCitationNCSM [catalogNumber] - North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
dwc:dispositionOn Loan
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:ownerInstitutionCodeNCSM
dwc:institutionIDNCSM
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