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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryPuerto Rico
Locality10 Km Se Guanica
Latitude17.9528
Longitude-66.8306
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKuh
Catalog Number261311
Collected ByDc Leber
Date Collected1962-08-28

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http://biodiversity.ku.edu/herpetology/collections

KU herpetology houses one of largest herpetology collections in the world (340,000 specimens representing more than 5000 species from 156 countries). The KU collections include the world’s largest collection of neotropical amphibian and reptile specimens (200,000+) as well as substantial numbers of Nearctic (80,000+) and Asian (20,000+) specimens. KU holdings are particularly strong for the U.S., Ecuador, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Costa, Rica, Haiti, the Philippines, Peru and Panama. The collection from Kansas is the state’s largest (20,000+). The type collection includes nearly 400 primary types, mostly amphibians. KU Herpetology also maintains 5000 cleared-and-stained osteological preparations, nearly 5000 dried skeletons, and one of the world’s largest collections of amphibian larvae (6000+ lots). The KU digital archive includes more than 12,000 digital images and more than 1500 acoustic recordings.

Contacts

Name Rafe Brown
RoleCurator-in-Charge of Herpetology
Emailrafe@ku.edu
Name Rafe Brown
RoleCurator-in-Charge of Herpetology
Emailrafe@ku.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@ku.edu
Name Linda Trueb
RoleCurator of Herpetology
Emailtrueb@ku.edu
Name Richard Glor
RoleCurator of Herpetology
Emailglor@ku.edu
Name Rafe Brown
RoleCurator-in-Charge of Herpetology
Emailrafe@ku.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameSphaerodactylus nicholsi nicholsi
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSauria
FamilySphaerodactylidae
GenusSphaerodactylus
Specific Epithetnicholsi
Infraspecific Epithetnicholsi
Specimen
Catalog Number261311
PreparationsETOH - 1
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUH
Occurrence IDc1ac4b42-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Herpetology Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByDC Leber
Date Collected1962-08-28
Year1962
Month8
Day28
Locality
CountryPuerto Rico
Higher GeographyPuerto Rico
ContinentNorth America
Locality10 km SE Guanica
Decimal Latitude17.9528000
Decimal Longitude-66.8306000
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS/HerpNET/ORNIS Georeferencing Guidelines
Location Remarks"""State"" is Puerto Rico, Province (= US county) is Guayanilla."
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeference Remarksdistance along Carretera 333
Georeferenced Date2008-02-11
Other
Languageen
Modified2000-11-28 12:51:20.0
IDc1ac4b42-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusUnverified
dwc:georeferenceSourcesGoogle Earth; Tele Atlas 2007
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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