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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryPeru
State/ProvinceAyacucho
LocalityBetween Huanhuachayoc And Estero Ruana On Tambo-valle Del Apurimac Path
Institution CodeLsumz
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog Number27295
Collected ByGardner, Alfred
Date Collected1971-05-10

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The collection of reptiles and amphibians is comprised of more than 140,000 specimens. The collection is extremely rich in snake species, with 359 genera and 954 species represented. The remaining herp groups are represented as follows: lizards (165 genera, 776 species), tuataras (1 genus, 1 species), turtles (54 genera, 104 species), crocodilians (8 genera, 15 species), frogs (143 genera, 682 species), salamanders (38 genera, 151 species), and caecilians (12 genera, 19 species). The collection contains 52 holotypes (specimens representing species new to science), which is a disproportionately large number for a collection of this size. The herpetology collection is worldwide in scope. The snake skeletal collection is among the largest and most diverse in the world. The collection of amphibians and reptiles from the Mexican state of San Luis Potosí is the largest in the world, and the collections from Honduras and Peru are among the top five in the world. Approximately 55-60 percent of the currently recognized genera of snakes are represented in the collection.

Contacts

Name Seth Parker
RoleHerpetology Collections Manager
Emailsethparker@lsu.edu
Name Seth Parker
RoleHerpetology Collections Manager
Emailsethparker@lsu.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameEpicrionops bicolor
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Amphibia | Gymnophiona | Rhinatrematidae | Epicrionops
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderGymnophiona
FamilyRhinatrematidae
GenusEpicrionops
Specific Epithetbicolor
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number27295
PreparationsEthanol - 1
Life StageAdult/juvenile
Sexunknown
Institution CodeLSUMZ
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDf4e9b22a-fdee-11e2-ab74-7d6dab1460a4
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByGardner, Alfred
Field Number1784
Date Collected1971-05-10
Year1971
Month5
Day10
Start Day of Year130
End Day of Year130
Locality
CountryPeru
Country CodePE
State / ProvinceAyacucho
Higher GeographySouth America | Peru | Ayacucho Department | | | | |
ContinentSouth America
LocalityBetween Huanhuachayoc and Estero Ruana on Tambo-Valle del Apurimac path
Verbatim LocalitySouth America | Peru | Ayacucho Department
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-01-17
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dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
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