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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryMexico
State/ProvinceChiapas
LocalityGorge Of Rio Santa Cruz
Latitude16.91
Longitude-91.81
Institution CodeCm
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog Number88758
Collected ByRawlins, John E
Date Collected1978-11-05

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Herpetology maintains a collection of more than 207,500 specimens and ranks as about the ninth largest amphibian and reptile collection in the United States. Ninety percent are fluid preserved; others are preserved as skeletons, skins, mounts, or cleared and stained preparations. Notable historic collections rich in type specimens are the Taylor Philippine collection, the Le Boutellier collection of South American snakes, and specimens from early museum expeditions to the Isle of Pines and Angola. Collection data are completely computerized. Collection growth has averaged 1–2% per year. There are approximately 35 new research loans a year handled by the collection manager, and around 80 research data inquiries are filled annually. Research is supported by a library with an outstanding collection of 19th-century herpetological literature (Gunther Collection) and more than 22,000 reprints.

Contacts

Name Stephen Rogers
RoleCollection Manager
Emailrogerss@carnegiemnh.org
Name Stephen Rogers
RoleCollection Manager
Emailrogerss@carnegiemnh.org
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
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Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
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Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Stephen Rogers
RoleCollection Manager
Emailrogerss@carnegiemnh.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameBUFO VALLICEPS
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Amphibia | Anura | BUFONIDAE | BUFO
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderAnura
FamilyBufonidae
GenusBufo
Specific Epithetvalliceps
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number88758
Preparationswhole animal in alcohol
Individual Count1
Institution CodeCM
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:CM:Herps:88758
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByRAWLINS, JOHN E
Date Collected1978-11-05
Year1978
Month11
Day5
Start Day of Year309
End Day of Year309
Locality
CountryMexico
Country CodeMX
State / ProvinceChiapas
Higher GeographyNorth America | Mexico | Chiapas | | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityGORGE OF RIO SANTA CRUZ
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | Mexico | Chiapas | GORGE OF RIO SANTA CRUZ
Decimal Latitude16.91
Decimal Longitude-91.81
Verbatim Latitude16 DEG 55'N
Verbatim Longitude91 DEG 49'W
Maximum Elevation in Meters510
Minimum Elevation in Meters510
Verbatim Elevation510 M
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-08-15
IDurn:catalog:CM:Herps:88758
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/cm/herps?id=88758
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34702
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