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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountrySeychelles
State/ProvinceSilhouette
Institution CodeUmmz
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog Number179910
Collected ByR A Nussbaum
Date Collected1984-09-13

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http://www.lsa.umich.edu/ummz/herps/default.asp

The Division of Reptiles and Amphibians maintains a collection that is worldwide in scope. Presently, the research collections contain 197,469 (through catalogue number UMMZ 242,000) catalogued lots representing 433,505 individual specimens. These represent 1,067 genera and 5,323 species of which 13,818 specimens are skeletons. 99.9% of specimens are identified to genus, and 96% of specimens are identified to species. This includes 472 Primary Type specimens (representing 424 taxa) and 5,515 Paratypes (representing 804 taxa). The average growth over the last ten years has been nearly 1500 specimens per year. The auxiliary research collections contain 2,145 radiographs, 7,288 kodachrome slides, and 10,789 frozen tissue samples. All of the above mentioned collections have been inventoried and the data associated with them have been entered into computer databases in Filemaker Pro. A collection of 37 audio tapes containing hundreds of recordings of anuran vocalizations has been digitized and can now be accessed via the Division's webpage, as well as catalogue records and digital images of all primary type specimens.

Contacts

Name Alison Davis Rabosky
RoleResearch Faculty and Assistant Curator
Emailardr@umich.edu
Name Greg Schneider
RoleCollection Manager
Emailges@umich.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameHypogeophis rostratus
Higher ClassficationGYMNOPHIONA | CAECILIIDAE | HYPOGEOPHIS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderGymnophiona
FamilyIndotyphlidae
GenusHypogeophis
Specific Epithetrostratus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number179910
Individual Count1
Institution CodeUMMZ
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UMMZ:Herps:179910
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByR A NUSSBAUM
Collector NumberRAN 24450
Date Collected1984-09-13
Year1984
Month9
Day13
Start Day of Year257
End Day of Year257
Locality
CountrySeychelles
Country CodeSC
State / ProvinceSILHOUETTE
Higher Geography| SEYCHELLES | SILHOUETTE | | | | |
ContinentAfrica
Verbatim LocalitySEYCHELLES | SILHOUETTE
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
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dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
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dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
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