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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceIndiana
County/ParishPike
LocalityWest Of Winslow
Latitude38.38004971912662
Longitude-87.22000874916466
Institution CodeCm
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog Number13344
Collected BySwanson, David C And Paul L Swanson
Date Collected1936-03-08

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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 NameRANA SPHENOCEPHALA
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Amphibia | Anura | RANIDAE | RANA
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderAnura
FamilyRanidae
GenusRana
Specific Epithetsphenocephala
Infraspecific Epithetsphenocephalus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number13344
Preparationswhole animal in alcohol
Individual Count1
Institution CodeCM
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:CM:Herps:13344
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected BySWANSON, DAVID C AND PAUL L SWANSON
Field NumberPLS 65
Date Collected1936-03-08
Year1936
Month3
Day8
Start Day of Year68
End Day of Year68
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceIndiana
CountyPike
Higher GeographyNORTH AMERICA | UNITED STATES | INDIANA | PIKE | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityWEST OF WINSLOW
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | United States | Indiana | Pike | WEST OF WINSLOW
Decimal Latitude38.38
Decimal Longitude-87.22
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters818
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference Remarksdetermined at 1/4 of the distance between winslow and next place west
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-08-16
IDurn:catalog:CM:Herps:13344
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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
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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