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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceKansas
County/ParishJohnson
Locality3 Mi N Stanley
Latitude38.89806271086709
Longitude-94.66773545154386
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKuh
Catalog Number28832
Date Collected1950-04-23

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KU herpetology houses one of largest herpetology collections in the world (340,000 specimens representing more than 5000 species from 156 countries). The KU collections include the world’s largest collection of neotropical amphibian and reptile specimens (200,000+) as well as substantial numbers of Nearctic (80,000+) and Asian (20,000+) specimens. KU holdings are particularly strong for the U.S., Ecuador, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Costa, Rica, Haiti, the Philippines, Peru and Panama. The collection from Kansas is the state’s largest (20,000+). The type collection includes nearly 400 primary types, mostly amphibians. KU Herpetology also maintains 5000 cleared-and-stained osteological preparations, nearly 5000 dried skeletons, and one of the world’s largest collections of amphibian larvae (6000+ lots). The KU digital archive includes more than 12,000 digital images and more than 1500 acoustic recordings.

Contacts

Name Rafe Brown
RoleCurator-in-Charge of Herpetology
Emailrafe@ku.edu
Name Rafe Brown
RoleCurator-in-Charge of Herpetology
Emailrafe@ku.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@ku.edu
Name Linda Trueb
RoleCurator of Herpetology
Emailtrueb@ku.edu
Name Richard Glor
RoleCurator of Herpetology
Emailglor@ku.edu
Name Rafe Brown
RoleCurator-in-Charge of Herpetology
Emailrafe@ku.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NamePlestiodon obsoletus
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSauria
FamilyScincidae
GenusPlestiodon
Specific Epithetobsoletus
Specimen
Catalog Number28832
PreparationsETOH - 1
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUH
Occurrence IDb37be846-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Herpetology Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Date Collected1950-04-23
Year1950
Month4
Day23
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceKansas
CountyJohnson
Higher GeographyUnited States, Kansas, Johnson
ContinentNorth America
Locality3 mi N Stanley
Decimal Latitude38.8980556
Decimal Longitude-94.6675000
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS/HerpNET/ORNIS Georeferencing Guidelines
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference Remarksassumed by rt 69
Georeferenced Date2005-03-14
Other
Languageen
Modified2000-11-28 12:46:34.0
IDb37be846-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusUnverified
dwc:georeferenceSourcesUSGS Map 1:24,000 (Stilwell 38094-G6-TF 024)
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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