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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceArkansas
County/ParishPolk
Institution CodeUmmz
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog Number70732
Collected ByCreaser And Delavan
Date Collected1931-07-08

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http://www.lsa.umich.edu/ummz/herps/default.asp

The Division of Reptiles and Amphibians maintains a collection that is worldwide in scope. Presently, the research collections contain 197,469 (through catalogue number UMMZ 242,000) catalogued lots representing 433,505 individual specimens. These represent 1,067 genera and 5,323 species of which 13,818 specimens are skeletons. 99.9% of specimens are identified to genus, and 96% of specimens are identified to species. This includes 472 Primary Type specimens (representing 424 taxa) and 5,515 Paratypes (representing 804 taxa). The average growth over the last ten years has been nearly 1500 specimens per year. The auxiliary research collections contain 2,145 radiographs, 7,288 kodachrome slides, and 10,789 frozen tissue samples. All of the above mentioned collections have been inventoried and the data associated with them have been entered into computer databases in Filemaker Pro. A collection of 37 audio tapes containing hundreds of recordings of anuran vocalizations has been digitized and can now be accessed via the Division's webpage, as well as catalogue records and digital images of all primary type specimens.

Contacts

Name Alison Davis Rabosky
RoleResearch Faculty and Assistant Curator
Emailardr@umich.edu
Name Greg Schneider
RoleCollection Manager
Emailges@umich.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameChelydra serpentina
Higher ClassficationTESTUDINATA | CHELYDRIDAE | CHELYDRA
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderTestudines
FamilyChelydridae
GenusChelydra
Specific Epithetserpentina
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number70732
Individual Count1
Institution CodeUMMZ
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:UMMZ:Herps:70732
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCREASER AND DELAVAN
Collector Number35
Date Collected1931-07-08
Year1931
Month7
Day8
Start Day of Year189
End Day of Year189
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceArkansas
CountyPolk
Higher Geography| United States | Arkansas | Polk | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Verbatim LocalityUNITED STATES | ARKANSAS | POLK
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-20
IDurn:catalog:UMMZ:Herps:70732
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dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34917
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