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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvincePennsylvania
County/ParishDelaware
LocalityBroomall
Latitude39.98
Longitude-75.36000000000001
Institution CodeCm
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog Number14617
Collected ByReeves, William F
Date Collected1936-04-13

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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.

Contacts

Name Stephen Rogers
RoleCollection Manager
Emailrogerss@carnegiemnh.org
Name Stephen Rogers
RoleCollection Manager
Emailrogerss@carnegiemnh.org
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
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Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
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Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Stephen Rogers
RoleCollection Manager
Emailrogerss@carnegiemnh.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameDESMOGNATHUS FUSCUS FUSCUS
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Amphibia | Caudata | PLETHODONTIDAE | DESMOGNATHUS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderCaudata
FamilyPlethodontidae
GenusDesmognathus
Specific Epithetfuscus
Infraspecific Epithetfuscus
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number14617
Preparationswhole animal in alcohol
Individual Count1
Institution CodeCM
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:CM:Herps:14617
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByREEVES, WILLIAM F
Field NumberWFR 217
Date Collected1936-04-13
Year1936
Month4
Day13
Start Day of Year104
End Day of Year104
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvincePennsylvania
CountyDelaware
Higher GeographyNorth America | United States | Pennsylvania | Delaware | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityBROOMALL
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | United States | Pennsylvania | Delaware | BROOMALL
Decimal Latitude39.98
Decimal Longitude-75.36
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters1819
Geodetic DatumNAD83
Georeferenced Byavr (CM)
Georeferenced Date7/5/2006 0:00:00
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-08-15
IDurn:catalog:CM:Herps:14617
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/cm/herps?id=14617
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:georeferenceSourcesTerrain Navigator Pro v 7.0 USGS 1:24,000
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34702
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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