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Specimen Record

ContinentOceania
CountryPapua New Guinea
State/ProvinceManus Province
LocalityPenchal Village, Rambutyo Island
Latitude-2.3283333
Longitude147.7666667
Institution CodeLsumz
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog Number93598
Collected ByAustin, Christopher
Date Collected2001-09-01

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http://sites01.lsu.edu/wp/mns/research-collections/herpetology/

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 NameStegonotus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Reptilia | Squamata | Colubridae | Stegonotus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyColubridae
GenusStegonotus
Taxon Rankgenus
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number93598
Other Catalog Numbers0
PreparationsTissue - 100; Ethanol - 1
Life StageAdult/juvenile
Sexunknown
Institution CodeLSUMZ
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDfe22c0ac-fdee-11e2-ab74-7d6dab1460a4
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByAustin, Christopher
Field NumberCCA 2087
Date Collected2001-09-01
Year2001
Month9
Day1
Start Day of Year244
End Day of Year244
Locality
CountryPapua New Guinea
Country CodePG
State / ProvinceManus Province
Higher GeographyOceania | Papua New Guinea | Manus Province | | | | |
ContinentOceania
LocalityPenchal Village, Rambutyo Island
Verbatim LocalityOceania | Papua New Guinea | Manus Province
Decimal Latitude-2.3283333
Decimal Longitude147.7666667
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-01-17
IDfe22c0ac-fdee-11e2-ab74-7d6dab1460a4
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dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/ew6z-dwdm
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