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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryPuerto Rico
State/ProvinceCaja De Muertos
LocalityCaja De Muertos Island, N Mass
Latitude17.89667
Longitude-66.52028
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKuh
Catalog Number233070
Date Collected1965-08-11

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http://biodiversity.ku.edu/herpetology/collections

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 NameAmeiva exsul
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSauria
FamilyTeiidae
GenusAmeiva
Specific Epithetexsul
Specimen
Catalog Number233070
PreparationsETOH - 1
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUH
Occurrence IDc0564f2e-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Herpetology Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Date Collected1965-00-00
Year1965
Locality
CountryPuerto Rico
State / ProvinceCaja de Muertos
Higher GeographyPuerto Rico, Caja de Muertos
ContinentNorth America
LocalityCaja de Muertos Island, N mass
Decimal Latitude17.8966700
Decimal Longitude-66.5202800
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS/HerpNET/ORNIS Georeferencing Guidelines
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeference Remarksused Caja de Muertos Island, extent estimated to be 2.81 km
Other
Languageen
Modified2000-11-28 12:50:14.0
IDc0564f2e-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
dwc:georeferenceSourcesAlexandria Digital Library Gazetteer
dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusUnverified
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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