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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/ParishButte County
LocalityNear 1 Mi Dam, Bidwell Park, Chico
Latitude39.732132
Longitude-121.8408881
Institution CodeMvz
Collection CodeAmphibian And Reptile Specimens
Catalog Number56872
Collected ByCollector(s): D. Penland, M. Moretti
Date Collected1952-04-21

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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 NameElgaria multicarinata
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Reptilia; Squamata; Anguidae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyAnguidae
GenusElgaria
Specific Epithetmulticarinata
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByMuseum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley
Date Identified1999-01-27
Previous IdentificationsElgaria multicarinata (accepted ID) identified by Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley on 1999-01-27; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number56872
Other Catalog Numberscollector number=10
Preparationswhole organism (ethanol)
Individual Count1
Life Stageadult/juvenile
Sexunknown
Institution CodeMVZ
Collection CodeAmphibian and reptile specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:56872?seid=804458
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): D. Penland, M. Moretti
Collector Number10
Date Collected1952-04-21
Verbatim Date Collected21 Apr 1952
Year1952
Month04
Day21
End Day of Year112
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceCalifornia
CountyButte County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, California, Butte County
ContinentNorth America
Localitynear 1 mi Dam, Bidwell Park, Chico
Verbatim Localitynear 1 mi Dam, Bidwell Park, Chico
Decimal Latitude39.732132
Decimal Longitude-121.8408881
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS georeferencing guidelines
Verbatim Coordinates39.732132/-121.8408881
Location According ToBridget Sousa
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters1944.087552
Geodetic DatumNorth American Datum 1927
Georeferenced ByBridget Sousa
Georeferenced Date2002-08-23 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-08-15 20:44:13.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:56872?seid=804458
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:56872
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
dwc:georeferenceSourcesTerrain Navigator 3.02 USGS 1:24000
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:56872
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34777
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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