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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/ParishRiverside
LocalityPalm Springs
Latitude33.83032
Longitude-116.54534
Institution CodeSdnhm
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog Number41273
Collected ByUnknown
Date Collected1951-06-05

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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 Number41273
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeSDNHM
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:SDNHM:Herps:41273
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByUnknown
Date Collected1951-06-05
Verbatim Date Collected1951-6-5
Year1951
Month6
Day5
Start Day of Year156
End Day of Year156
Collection RemarksDate preserved
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceCalifornia
CountyRiverside
Higher GeographyNorth America | USA | California | Riverside | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityPalm Springs
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | USA | California | Riverside | Palm Springs
Decimal Latitude33.83032
Decimal Longitude-116.54534
Geodetic DatumNAD83
Georeference RemarksDetBy: Rebecca Lybrand (LACM) Lat/Long Remarks: Used TOPO! to determine named place coordinates 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 Date2007-5-19
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-15
IDurn:catalog:SDNHM:Herps:41273
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/sdnhm/herps?id=41273
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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