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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryHonduras
State/ProvinceCortes
LocalityCerro Cusuco
Latitude15.509950000000002
Longitude-88.22532
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKuh
Catalog Number194316
Date Collected1979-04-13

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KU herpetology houses one of largest herpetology collections in the world (340,000 specimens representing more than 5000 species from 156 countries). The KU collections include the world’s largest collection of neotropical amphibian and reptile specimens (200,000+) as well as substantial numbers of Nearctic (80,000+) and Asian (20,000+) specimens. KU holdings are particularly strong for the U.S., Ecuador, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Costa, Rica, Haiti, the Philippines, Peru and Panama. The collection from Kansas is the state’s largest (20,000+). The type collection includes nearly 400 primary types, mostly amphibians. KU Herpetology also maintains 5000 cleared-and-stained osteological preparations, nearly 5000 dried skeletons, and one of the world’s largest collections of amphibian larvae (6000+ lots). The KU digital archive includes more than 12,000 digital images and more than 1500 acoustic recordings.

Contacts

Name Rafe Brown
RoleCurator-in-Charge of Herpetology
Emailrafe@ku.edu
Name Rafe Brown
RoleCurator-in-Charge of Herpetology
Emailrafe@ku.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@ku.edu
Name Linda Trueb
RoleCurator of Herpetology
Emailtrueb@ku.edu
Name Richard Glor
RoleCurator of Herpetology
Emailglor@ku.edu
Name Rafe Brown
RoleCurator-in-Charge of Herpetology
Emailrafe@ku.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameSceloporus malachiticus
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSauria
FamilyIguanidae
GenusSceloporus
Specific Epithetmalachiticus
Specimen
Catalog Number194316
PreparationsETOH - 1
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUH
Occurrence IDbe0ecc9f-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Herpetology Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Date Collected1979-04-13
Year1979
Month4
Day13
Locality
CountryHonduras
State / ProvinceCortes
Higher GeographyHonduras, Cortes
ContinentNorth America
LocalityCerro Cusuco
Decimal Latitude15.5099500
Decimal Longitude-88.2253200
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS/HerpNET/ORNIS Georeferencing Guidelines
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeferenced Date2004-10-27
Other
Languageen
Modified2007-04-03 01:57:40.0
IDbe0ecc9f-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusUnverified
dwc:georeferenceSourcesInstituto Geografico Nacional de Honduras. 1970. 1:50,000
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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