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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryKenya
State/ProvinceEastern
County/ParishEmbu
LocalityNr Irangi Forest Sta. Mt Kenya,kenya Col
Latitude-0.355278
Longitude37.525951
Institution CodeMcz
Collection CodeHerp
Catalog NumberR-54395
Collected ByM. W. Prynne
Date Collected1955-07-01

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The Museum of Comparative Zoology was founded in 1859 on the concept that collections are an integral and fundamental component of zoological research and teaching. This more than 150-year-old commitment remains a strong and proud tradition for the MCZ. The present-day MCZ contains over 21-million specimens in ten research collections which comprise one of the world's richest and most varied resources for studying the diversity of life. The museum serves as the primary repository for zoological specimens collected by past and present Harvard faculty-curators, staff and associates conducting research around the world. As a premier university museum and research institution, the specimens and their related data are available to researchers of the scientific and museum community.

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Name Paul J. Morris
RoleBiodiversity Informatics Manager
Emailbdim@oeb.harvard.edu
Name Paul J. Morris
RoleBiodiversity Informatics Manager
Emailmole@oeb.harvard.edu
Name Linda S. Ford
RoleDirector of Collections Operations
Emaillford@oeb.harvard.edu
Name Brendan Haley
RoleSenior Database Manager
Emailbhaley@oeb.harvard.edu
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RolePresident and Fellows
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Name Brendan Haley
RoleSenior Database Manager
Emailbhaley@oeb.harvard.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameChamaeleo fischeri excubitor
Higher ClassficationAnimalia Chordata Reptilia Lepidosauromorpha Squamata Sauria Chamaeleonidae Chamaeleo fischeri excubitor
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyChamaeleonidae
GenusChamaeleo
Specific Epithetfischeri
Infraspecific Epithetexcubitor
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByCatalog
Catalog NumberR-54395
Other Catalog Numbersmuse location number=ZR54394
Preparationswhole animal (ethanol)
Individual Count1
Institution CodeMCZ
Collection CodeHerp
Occurrence IDMCZ:Herp:R-54395
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByM. W. Prynne
Date Collected1955-07-01/1955-07-31
Verbatim Date Collected0/7/1955-0/7/1955
Start Day of Year0
Collection Remarkssize: M
Locality
CountryKenya
Country CodeKE
State / ProvinceEastern
CountyEmbu
Higher GeographyAfrica: Kenya: Eastern: Embu
ContinentAfrica
Localitynr Irangi Forest Sta. Mt Kenya,Kenya Col
Verbatim Localitynr Irangi Forest Sta.Mt Kenya,Kenya Col
Decimal Latitude-.355278
Decimal Longitude37.525951
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS/HerpNET/ORNIS Georeferencing Guidelines
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters7637.946624
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeference RemarksLatitude/longitude is Irangi Forest Station location measured on 1:1,000,000 scale paper map (southeast of Mount Kenya), extent is distance from the named location south to the nearest large ppl: Kanja.
Georeferenced ByM. Flannery (CAS)
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-08-01 15:54:54.0
IDMCZ:Herp:R-54395
dwc:datasetIDd7dddbf4-2cf0-4f39-9b2a-bb099caae36c
dwc:georeferenceSourcesNIMA gazetteer; 1:1000000 USGS Digital Atlas of Africa, 2002; Survey of Kenya, SK 57 Kenya 1:1,000,000 (special), south sheet, first edition, 1971.
dcterms:referenceshttp://mczbase.mcz.harvard.edu/guid/MCZ:Herp:R-54395
dcterms:rightsHolderPresident and Fellows of Harvard College
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
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dwc:dispositionunknown
dwc:ownerInstitutionCodeMuseum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University
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dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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