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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryGhana
State/ProvinceUpper West Region
LocalityWa
Latitude10.05
Longitude-2.4833333333
Institution CodeMvz
Collection CodeAmphibian And Reptile Specimens
Catalog Number176469
Collected ByCollector(s): John E. Cadle, S. Spawls

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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 NameEchis ocellatus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Reptilia; Squamata; Viperidae; Viperinae; Stemmler, 1970
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyViperidae
GenusEchis
Specific Epithetocellatus
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByMuseum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley
Date Identified1999-01-27
Previous IdentificationsEchis ocellatus (accepted ID) identified by Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley on 1999-01-27; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number176469
Other Catalog Numberscollector number=4754
Preparationswhole organism (ethanol)
Individual Count1
Life Stageadult/juvenile
Sexmale
Institution CodeMVZ
Collection CodeAmphibian and reptile specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:176469?seid=670639
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): John E. Cadle, S. Spawls
Collector Number4754
Date Collected1818-06-20/1999-02-04
Verbatim Date Collectednot recorded
Collection RemarksKILLED 18 MAY 1981
Locality
CountryGhana
State / ProvinceUpper West Region
Higher GeographyAfrica, Ghana, Upper West Region
ContinentAfrica
LocalityWa
Verbatim LocalityWa
Decimal Latitude10.05
Decimal Longitude-2.4833333333
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS georeferencing guidelines
Verbatim Coordinates10d 3m 0s N/2d 29m 0s W
Location According ToElisa Bonaccorso
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters4643
Geodetic DatumWorld Geodetic System 1984
Georeferenced ByElisa Bonaccorso
Georeferenced Date2002-10-09 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2012-10-03 20:23:24.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:176469?seid=670639
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:176469
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34818
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=male ; age class=adult/juvenile
dwc:georeferenceSourcesCalle World Index Global Gazeteer http://www.calle.com
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:176469
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34777
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:eventTime1818-06-20/1999-02-04
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdeg. min. sec.
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