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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceArizona
County/ParishYuma
LocalityYuma Mesa
Latitude32.62579
Longitude-114.59152
Institution CodeSdnhm
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog Number25302
Collected ByTerry, Ura
Date Collected1936-03-16

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http://www.sdnhm.org/science/herpetology/

The San Diego Natural History Museum Department of Herpetology focuses on the study of amphibians and reptiles. Resources are available to scientists to help better understand amphibian and reptile biology and conserve species when their existence is threatened. The great diversity of amphibian and reptile species is preserved for scientific research in the form of alcohol-preserved and skeletal specimens. The herpetology collection holds over 76,000 catalogued specimens (73,300 fluid-preserved specimens and 3,100 skeletons with 212 primary and 500 secondary types) dating back to the 1890s. The collection has been built over the past century and is actively being added to today. All cataloged specimens are computer databased which allows for any combination of taxonomic and geographic records to be searched.

Contacts

Name Bradford Hollingsworth
RoleCurator of Herpetology
Emailbhollingsworth@sdnhm.org
Name Bradford Hollingsworth
RoleCurator of Herpetology
Emailbhollingsworth@sdnhm.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameCrotalus cerastes
Higher Classfication| | Reptilia | Squamata | Viperidae | Crotalus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyViperidae
GenusCrotalus
Specific Epithetcerastes
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number25302
Preparationsalcoholic
Institution CodeSDNHM
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:SDNHM:Herps:25302
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByTerry, Ura
Date Collected1936-03-16
Verbatim Date Collected1936-3-16
Year1936
Month3
Day16
Start Day of Year76
End Day of Year76
Collection RemarksDate preserved
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceArizona
CountyYuma
Higher GeographyNorth America | USA | Arizona | Yuma | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityYuma Mesa
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | USA | Arizona | Yuma | Yuma Mesa
Decimal Latitude32.62579
Decimal Longitude-114.59152
Geodetic DatumNAD83
Georeference RemarksDetBy: John Wieczorek (MVZ) Lat/Long Remarks: none No GeoRef Because (if applies): n/a Det Ref (if appies): BioGeomancer 1.1.4 Method: not recorded GeoRef in HerpNet: Yes
Georeferenced Date2008-4-5
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-02-15
IDurn:catalog:SDNHM:Herps:25302
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/sdnhm/herps?id=25302
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dwc:georeferenceSourcesBioGeomancer 1.1.4 . . See also Remarks.
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34836
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