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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/ParishSanta Barbara
Institution CodeCcber
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog Number20104
Collected BySweet, Samuel

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http://ccber.ucsb.edu/collections/zoological/herpetology

The herpetology collection holds approximately 11,500 specimens, mostly from San Luis Obispo, Kern, Santa Barbara, Ventura, and Los Angeles counties. The collection is scientifically valuable for its extensive coverage of this rich and biogeographically complex transitional region. The majority of specimens are fluid-preserved and are accompanied by field notes. There are significant holdings of amphibian eggs and larvae, skeletal preparations, prepared materials, focused collections that show evolutionary dynamics at intraspecific transition zones, and the synoptic collection. We do not maintain a tissue collection at this time. The CCBER herpetological collection is unique in its thorough coverage of the herpetofauna of southwestern California, and for its relevance to critical conservation issues via documenting life history patterns of declining amphibians and recent changes in the abundance and distribution of species.

Contacts

Name Sam Sweet
RoleCurator
Emailsweet@lifesci.ucsb.edu
Name Mireia Beas-Moix
RoleCollections Manager
Emailbeas-moix@ccber.ucsb.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameAmbystoma californiense
Higher ClassficationAnimalia:Chordata:Amphibia:Caudata:Ambystomatidae:Ambystoma
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderCaudata
FamilyAmbystomatidae
GenusAmbystoma
Specific Epithetcaliforniense
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number20104
PreparationsWhole (EtOH) - 1
Individual Count1
Institution CodeCCBER
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:CCBER:Herps:20104
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected BySweet, Samuel
Collector NumberSSS 29452
Collection RemarksDOR
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceCalifornia
CountySanta Barbara
Higher GeographyNorth America;United States of America;California;Santa Barbara;;;;
ContinentNorth America
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-12-24
IDurn:catalog:CCBER:Herps:20104
dwc:informationWithheldlocality
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
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