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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountrySierra Leone
State/ProvinceSouthern Prov.
County/ParishMoyamba Dist.
LocalityKasewe Hills Forest Reserve, Near Moyambawo Village, 08 19 15 N, 12 13 12 W
Latitude8.3208333333
Longitude-12.22
Institution CodeCas
Collection CodeHerp
Catalog Number257120
Collected ByR.c. Tinsley
Date Collected1979-04-03

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http://www.calacademy.org/scientists/herpetology-collection

The electronic catalog of the herpotology collection at the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco.

Contacts

Name Lauren Scheinberg
RoleCollections Manager, Herpetology
Emaillscheinberg@calacademy.org
Name Jon Fong
RoleProgrammer
Emailjfong@calacademy.org
Name Lauren Scheinberg
RoleCollections Manager, Herpetology
Emaillscheinberg@calacademy.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NamePseudhymenochirus merlini
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Amphibia; Anura; Pipidae
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderAnura
FamilyPipidae
GenusPseudhymenochirus
Specific Epithetmerlini
Specimen
Identified ByJ.V. Vindum
Date Identified2014-12-18
Catalog Number257120
PreparationsAlcohol
Institution CodeCAS
Collection CodeHERP
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:CAS:HERP:257120
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByR.C. Tinsley
Date Collected1979-04-03
Verbatim Date Collected3 Apr 1979
Year1979
Month4
Day3
Locality
CountrySierra Leone
State / ProvinceSouthern Prov.
CountyMoyamba Dist.
Higher GeographyAfrica; Sierra Leone; Southern Prov.; Moyamba Dist.
ContinentAfrica
LocalityKasewe Hills Forest Reserve, near Moyambawo Village, 08 19 15 N, 12 13 12 W
Verbatim LocalityKasewe Hills Forest Reserve, Moyamba District, Sierra Leone 08 19 15 N, 12 13 12 W. Elev. approx 65 m a.s.l. near Moyambawo village
HabitatEnd of dry season, heavy rain on previous night. Captured during late afternoon near Moyambawo village. Swamp adjacent to forest edge with pool 5X2 m area, 0.5 m deep. Villagers (the women) caught both Xenopus tropicalis and Pseudhymenochirus merlini in the same area using shallow baskets sieved through the water (caught for food).
Decimal Latitude8.3208333333
Decimal Longitude-12.2200000000
Minimum Elevation in Meters65.0000000000
Verbatim Elevation65 m
Other
Languageen
Modified2019-03-06 11:47:00.0
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