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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryGhana
State/ProvinceEastern Region
LocalityAchimota College
Latitude5.6166666667
Longitude-0.2333333333
Institution CodeMvz
Collection CodeAmphibian And Reptile Specimens
Catalog Number75683
Collected ByCollector(s): Theodore J. Papenfuss
Date Collected1961-10-09

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The MVZ collection of amphibians and reptiles contains over 270,000 catalogued specimens. As of 8 April 2004, 123 of these have been designated holotypes, three are neotypes, three are syntypes, and 1793 are paratypes and paratopotypes. Most specimens are fluid-preserved, but the collection also contains skeletal preparations, sets of amphibian eggs and larvae, and several thousand specimens that have been cleared and stained. Other special collections include pineal organs, 800 sectioned heads, a series of dried anuran skins from California and Argentina, and stomach contents that have been removed from more than 3,000 predatory reptiles.

Contacts

Name Carol Spencer
RoleStaff Curator of Herpetology
Emailatrox@berkeley.edu
Name Carol Spencer
RoleStaff Curator of Herpetology
Emailatrox@berkeley.edu
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 Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Jim McGuire
RoleFaculty Curator of Herpetology
Emailmcguirej@berkeley.edu
Name David Wake
RoleFaculty Curator of Herpetology
Emailwakelab@berkeley.edu
Name Michelle Koo
RoleGIS and Bioinformatics Specialist
Emailmkoo@berkeley.edu
Name Carol Spencer
RoleStaff Curator of Herpetology
Emailatrox@berkeley.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameLeptotyphlops bicolor
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Reptilia; Squamata; Leptotyphlopidae; (Jan, 1860)
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyLeptotyphlopidae
GenusLeptotyphlops
Specific Epithetbicolor
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByMuseum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley
Date Identified1999-01-27
Previous IdentificationsLeptotyphlops bicolor (accepted ID) identified by Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley on 1999-01-27; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number75683
Other Catalog Numberscollector number=369
Preparationswhole organism (ethanol)
Individual Count1
Life Stageadult/juvenile
Sexunknown
Institution CodeMVZ
Collection CodeAmphibian and reptile specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:75683?seid=791503
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Theodore J. Papenfuss
Collector Number369
Date Collected1961-10-09
Verbatim Date Collected9 Oct 1961
Year1961
Month10
Day09
End Day of Year282
Locality
CountryGhana
State / ProvinceEastern Region
Higher GeographyAfrica, Ghana, Eastern Region
ContinentAfrica
LocalityAchimota College
Verbatim LocalityAchimota College
Decimal Latitude5.6166666667
Decimal Longitude-.2333333333
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS georeferencing guidelines
Verbatim Coordinates5d 37m 0s N/0d 14m 0s W
Location According ToElisa Bonaccorso
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters2743
Geodetic DatumWorld Geodetic System 1984
Georeferenced ByElisa Bonaccorso
Georeferenced Date2002-10-09 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-09-06 11:46:56.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:75683?seid=791503
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:75683
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34818
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=unknown ; age class=adult/juvenile
dwc:georeferenceSourcesGeoNet Name Server gazetteer
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:75683
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34777
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdeg. min. sec.
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