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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/ParishRiverside
LocalitySand Dunes S Of Palm Springs Depot
Latitude33.88902
Longitude-116.64804000000001
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKuh
Catalog Number90961
Date Collected1962-03-31

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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 NameUma inornata
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSauria
FamilyIguanidae
GenusUma
Specific Epithetinornata
Specimen
Catalog Number90961
Preparationsskel - 1
Sexskel
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUH
Occurrence IDb7cb1f26-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Herpetology Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Date Collected1962-03-31
Year1962
Month3
Day31
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceCalifornia
CountyRiverside
Higher GeographyUnited States, California, Riverside
ContinentNorth America
LocalitySand Dunes S of Palm Springs Depot
Decimal Latitude33.8890200
Decimal Longitude-116.6480400
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS/HerpNET/ORNIS Georeferencing Guidelines
Geodetic DatumNAD83
Georeference RemarksAssumed by air; Used GNIS to determine named place coordinates; Palm Springs Depot assumed to be Palm Springs Station; Extent includes half distance to the next nearest named place
Georeferenced Date2008-05-05
Other
Languageen
Modified2000-11-28 12:47:39.0
IDb7cb1f26-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusUnverified
dwc:georeferenceSourcesTOPO! USGS 1:24000
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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