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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/ParishSan Diego
LocalityUnknown
Institution CodeSdnhm
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog Number30537
Collected BySan Diego Zoo
Date Collected1938-10-15

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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 NamePituophis catenifer
Higher Classfication| | Reptilia | Squamata | Colubridae | Pituophis
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyColubridae
GenusPituophis
Specific Epithetcatenifer
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number30537
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeSDNHM
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:SDNHM:Herps:30537
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected BySan Diego Zoo
Date Collected1938-10-15
Verbatim Date Collected1938-10-15
Year1938
Month10
Day15
Start Day of Year288
End Day of Year288
Collection RemarksDate preserved; born at S. D. Zoo
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceCalifornia
CountySan Diego
Higher GeographyNorth America | USA | California | San Diego | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityUnknown
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | USA | California | San Diego | Unknown
Georeference RemarksDetBy: Angelo Soto (SDNHM) Lat/Long Remarks: none No GeoRef Because (if applies): No locality description given Det Ref (if appies): Submitted without reference Method: MaNIS/HerpNet/ORNIS Georeferencing Guidelines GeoRef in HerpNet: Yes
Georeferenced Date2007-1-12
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-15
IDurn:catalog:SDNHM:Herps:30537
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/sdnhm/herps?id=30537
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34836
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