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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/ParishPlacer County
LocalitySquaw Meadows, Squaw Valley
Latitude39.2041667
Longitude-120.217
Institution CodeMvz
Collection CodeAmphibian And Reptile Specimens
Catalog Number71804
Collected ByCollector(s): Paul A. Debenedictis
Date Collected1960-08-16

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The MVZ collection of amphibians and reptiles contains over 270,000 catalogued specimens. As of 8 April 2004, 123 of these have been designated holotypes, three are neotypes, three are syntypes, and 1793 are paratypes and paratopotypes. Most specimens are fluid-preserved, but the collection also contains skeletal preparations, sets of amphibian eggs and larvae, and several thousand specimens that have been cleared and stained. Other special collections include pineal organs, 800 sectioned heads, a series of dried anuran skins from California and Argentina, and stomach contents that have been removed from more than 3,000 predatory reptiles.

Contacts

Name Carol Spencer
RoleStaff Curator of Herpetology
Emailatrox@berkeley.edu
Name Carol Spencer
RoleStaff Curator of Herpetology
Emailatrox@berkeley.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Jim McGuire
RoleFaculty Curator of Herpetology
Emailmcguirej@berkeley.edu
Name David Wake
RoleFaculty Curator of Herpetology
Emailwakelab@berkeley.edu
Name Michelle Koo
RoleGIS and Bioinformatics Specialist
Emailmkoo@berkeley.edu
Name Carol Spencer
RoleStaff Curator of Herpetology
Emailatrox@berkeley.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameBufo boreas
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Amphibia; Anura; Bufonidae; Baird and Girard, 1852
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderAnura
FamilyBufonidae
GenusBufo
Specific Epithetboreas
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByMuseum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley
Date Identified1999-01-27
Previous IdentificationsBufo boreas (accepted ID) identified by Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley on 1999-01-27; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number71804
Other Catalog Numberscollector number=27
Preparationswhole organism (ethanol)
Individual Count1
Life Stageadult/juvenile
Sexunknown
Institution CodeMVZ
Collection CodeAmphibian and reptile specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:71804?seid=428139
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Paul A. DeBenedictis
Collector Number27
Date Collected1960-08-16
Verbatim Date Collected16 Aug 1960
Year1960
Month08
Day16
End Day of Year229
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceCalifornia
CountyPlacer County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, California, Placer County
ContinentNorth America
LocalitySquaw Meadows, Squaw Valley
Verbatim LocalitySquaw Meadows, Squaw Valley
Decimal Latitude39.2041667
Decimal Longitude-120.217
Maximum Elevation in Meters1889.76
Minimum Elevation in Meters1889.76
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates39d 12.25m N/120d 13.02m W
Location According ToMichelle S. Koo & Jens V. Vindum
Geodetic DatumWorld Geodetic System 1984
Georeferenced ByMichelle S. Koo & Jens V. Vindum
Georeferenced Date1998-09-30 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2014-06-13 21:30:52.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:71804?seid=428139
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:71804
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34818
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=unknown ; age class=adult/juvenile
dwc:georeferenceSourcesDelorme Street Atlas 4.0 (WGS 1984)
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:71804
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34777
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdegrees dec. minutes
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