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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryBotswana
State/ProvinceKgalagadi District
Locality21 Km Ne Of Klonkwane
Institution CodeMvz
Collection CodeAmphibian And Reptile Specimens
Catalog Number142184
Collected ByCollector(s): Eric R. Pianka, Raymond B. Huey, C. M. Cavalier
Date Collected1975-12-29

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http://mvz.berkeley.edu/Herp_Collection.html

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 NameTrachylepis spilogaster
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Reptilia; Squamata; Scincidae; PETERS 1882
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyScincidae
GenusTrachylepis
Specific Epithetspilogaster
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByJackie Lynn Childers
Date Identified2015-11-16
Previous IdentificationsTrachylepis spilogaster (accepted ID) identified by Jackie Lynn Childers on 2015-11-16; method: taxonomic revision Remark: per Bauer 2003
Mabuya spilogaster identified by Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley on 1999-01-27; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Identification Remarksper Bauer 2003
Catalog Number142184
Other Catalog Numberscollector number=22024
Preparationswhole organism (ethanol)
Individual Count1
Life Stageadult/juvenile
Sexunknown
Institution CodeMVZ
Collection CodeAmphibian and reptile specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:142184?seid=1411635
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Eric R. Pianka, Raymond B. Huey, C. M. Cavalier
Collector Number22024
Date Collected1975-12-29
Verbatim Date Collected29 Dec 1975
Year1975
Month12
Day29
End Day of Year363
Locality
CountryBotswana
State / ProvinceKgalagadi District
Higher GeographyAfrica, Botswana, Kgalagadi District
ContinentAfrica
Locality21 km NE of Klonkwane
Verbatim Locality21 km NE of Klonkwane
Location According Tounknown
Georeferenced Byunknown
Georeferenced Date2012-07-08 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-11-16 15:36:19.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:142184?seid=1411635
dwc:identificationVerificationStatustaxonomic revision
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:142184
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
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:142184
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34777
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