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Specimen Record

ContinentAsia
CountryLaos
State/ProvinceSavannakhet
County/ParishVilabouli
LocalityMmg Sepon Mine, Houay Poung
Latitude16.935
Longitude105.9037
Institution CodeNcsm
Collection CodeNcsm-herp
Catalog Number84957
Date Collected2014-09-27

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The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences' Amphibians and Reptiles Unit contains approximately 262,000 specimens (81,350+ lots), and is one of the largest and most complete regional collections in the United States. Founded in the late 1800s, the collection consists of approximately 80% North Carolina material, although 47 states, 57 countries, and more than 640 species are represented. Other states with substantial representation include California, Delaware, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. Other countries with substantial representation include Laos, Vietnam, and Gabon, and the international focus of the collection is expanding. Important recent acquisitions include large collections from Duke and Virginia Commonwealth Universities, the University of North Carolina’s Institute of Marine Sciences, and the personal collection of the late E. E. Brown of Davidson College. The collection houses fluid-preserved specimens, skeletons, skins, tissues for molecular analyses, and other materials. Photographic vouchers, field notes, other museums’ records of North Carolina holdings, and specimen data sheets are also maintained as part of the materials documenting these resources.

Contacts

Name Ben Norton
RoleHead, Technology
Emailben.norton@naturalsciences.org
Name Ben Norton
RoleCollections Data Curator
Emailben.norton@naturalsciences.org
Name Bryan Stuart
RoleCurator of Herpetology
Emailbryan.stuart@naturalsciences.org
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Bryan Stuart
RoleCurator of Herpetology
Emailbryan.stuart@naturalsciences.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameXenopeltis unicolor
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilySerpentes
GenusXenopeltis
Specific Epithetunicolor
Taxon RankspecificEpithet
Specimen
Catalog Number84957
Individual Count1
Life StageAdult(s)
Institution CodeNCSM
Collection CodeNCSM-Herp
Occurrence IDE403D26D-F6FD-4331-A15C-B99854DA0F95
Dataset NameNCSM Herpetology Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysical Object
Collection Event
Field NumberBLS 16752
Date Collected2014-09-27
Year2014
Month9
Day27
Locality
CountryLaos
State / ProvinceSavannakhet
CountyVilabouli
ContinentAsia
LocalityMMG Sepon Mine, Houay Poung
Verbatim Locality243 m elev. In sawdust of recently cut trees on side of dirt road.
Decimal Latitude16.935
Decimal Longitude105.9037
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
LanguageEN
Modified2018-10-23
IDE403D26D-F6FD-4331-A15C-B99854DA0F95
dwc:datasetIDNCSM-HerpDWC
dwc:georeferenceSourcesGPS
dcterms:referenceshttp://collections.naturalsciences.org/specimenHerp.aspx?ID=84957
dcterms:bibliographicCitationNCSM 84957 - North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Herpetology Collection
dcterms:rightsHolderNorth Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
dcterms:accessRightshttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0
dwc:dispositionOn Loan
dwc:institutionIDNCSM
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