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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceLouisiana
County/ParishSaint Bernard
LocalityOak River On Mississippi River Bypass Between Violet And Shell Beach
Institution CodeLsumz
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog Number57803
Collected ByVollentino, Paul
Date Collected1996-09-25

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The collection of reptiles and amphibians is comprised of more than 140,000 specimens. The collection is extremely rich in snake species, with 359 genera and 954 species represented. The remaining herp groups are represented as follows: lizards (165 genera, 776 species), tuataras (1 genus, 1 species), turtles (54 genera, 104 species), crocodilians (8 genera, 15 species), frogs (143 genera, 682 species), salamanders (38 genera, 151 species), and caecilians (12 genera, 19 species). The collection contains 52 holotypes (specimens representing species new to science), which is a disproportionately large number for a collection of this size. The herpetology collection is worldwide in scope. The snake skeletal collection is among the largest and most diverse in the world. The collection of amphibians and reptiles from the Mexican state of San Luis Potosí is the largest in the world, and the collections from Honduras and Peru are among the top five in the world. Approximately 55-60 percent of the currently recognized genera of snakes are represented in the collection.

Contacts

Name Seth Parker
RoleHerpetology Collections Manager
Emailsethparker@lsu.edu
Name Seth Parker
RoleHerpetology Collections Manager
Emailsethparker@lsu.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameMalaclemys terrapin
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Reptilia | Testudines | Emydidae | Malaclemys
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderTestudines
FamilyEmydidae
GenusMalaclemys
Specific Epithetterrapin
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number57803
Other Catalog Numbers3220
PreparationsTissue - 100; Isopropanol - 1
Life StageAdult/juvenile
Sexmale
Institution CodeLSUMZ
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDfa6d2fd8-fdee-11e2-ab74-7d6dab1460a4
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByVollentino, Paul
Field NumberJJB 5340
Date Collected1996-09-25
Year1996
Month9
Day25
Start Day of Year269
End Day of Year269
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceLouisiana
CountySaint Bernard
Higher GeographyNorth America | USA | Louisiana | Saint Bernard Parish | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityOak River on Mississippi River bypass between Violet and Shell Beach
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | USA | Louisiana | Saint Bernard Parish
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-01-17
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dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
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