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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWashington
County/ParishWalla Walla
Institution CodeUmmz
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog Number56949
Collected ByL R Dice
Date Collected1922-05-20

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http://www.lsa.umich.edu/ummz/herps/default.asp

The Division of Reptiles and Amphibians maintains a collection that is worldwide in scope. Presently, the research collections contain 197,469 (through catalogue number UMMZ 242,000) catalogued lots representing 433,505 individual specimens. These represent 1,067 genera and 5,323 species of which 13,818 specimens are skeletons. 99.9% of specimens are identified to genus, and 96% of specimens are identified to species. This includes 472 Primary Type specimens (representing 424 taxa) and 5,515 Paratypes (representing 804 taxa). The average growth over the last ten years has been nearly 1500 specimens per year. The auxiliary research collections contain 2,145 radiographs, 7,288 kodachrome slides, and 10,789 frozen tissue samples. All of the above mentioned collections have been inventoried and the data associated with them have been entered into computer databases in Filemaker Pro. A collection of 37 audio tapes containing hundreds of recordings of anuran vocalizations has been digitized and can now be accessed via the Division's webpage, as well as catalogue records and digital images of all primary type specimens.

Contacts

Name Alison Davis Rabosky
RoleResearch Faculty and Assistant Curator
Emailardr@umich.edu
Name Greg Schneider
RoleCollection Manager
Emailges@umich.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameThamnophis elegans
Higher ClassficationOPHIDIA | COLUBRIDAE | THAMNOPHIS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyColubridae
GenusThamnophis
Specific Epithetelegans
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number56949
Individual Count1
Institution CodeUMMZ
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UMMZ:Herps:56949
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByL R DICE
Collector Number1
Date Collected1922-05-20
Year1922
Month5
Day20
Start Day of Year140
End Day of Year140
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceWashington
CountyWalla Walla
Higher Geography| United States | Washington | Walla Walla | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | WASHINGTON | WALLA WALLA
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
IDurn:catalog:UMMZ:Herps:56949
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dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34917
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