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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/ParishSanta Barbara
LocalityRancho Las Flores, "large Pond", 3.6 Air Mi. Nw Los Alamos, W Of Hwy. 101
Latitude34.77883
Longitude-120.32203
Institution CodeCcber
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog Number32568
Collected BySweet, Samuel
Date Collected1991-05-14

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http://ccber.ucsb.edu/collections/zoological/herpetology

The herpetology collection holds approximately 11,500 specimens, mostly from San Luis Obispo, Kern, Santa Barbara, Ventura, and Los Angeles counties. The collection is scientifically valuable for its extensive coverage of this rich and biogeographically complex transitional region. The majority of specimens are fluid-preserved and are accompanied by field notes. There are significant holdings of amphibian eggs and larvae, skeletal preparations, prepared materials, focused collections that show evolutionary dynamics at intraspecific transition zones, and the synoptic collection. We do not maintain a tissue collection at this time. The CCBER herpetological collection is unique in its thorough coverage of the herpetofauna of southwestern California, and for its relevance to critical conservation issues via documenting life history patterns of declining amphibians and recent changes in the abundance and distribution of species.

Contacts

Name Sam Sweet
RoleCurator
Emailsweet@lifesci.ucsb.edu
Name Mireia Beas-Moix
RoleCollections Manager
Emailbeas-moix@ccber.ucsb.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameScaphiopus hammondii
Higher ClassficationAnimalia:Chordata:Amphibia:Anura:Pelobatidae:Scaphiopus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderAnura
FamilyScaphiopodidae
GenusScaphiopus
Specific Epithethammondii
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number32568
PreparationsWhole (Formalin) - 1
Individual Count1
Life Stagelarva
Institution CodeCCBER
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:CCBER:Herps:32568
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected BySweet, Samuel
Collector NumberSSS 31803
Date Collected1991-05-14
Year1991
Month5
Day14
Start Day of Year134
End Day of Year134
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceCalifornia
CountySanta Barbara
Higher GeographyNorth America;United States;California;Santa Barbara County;;;;
ContinentNorth America
LocalityRancho Las Flores, "large pond", 3.6 air mi. NW Los Alamos, W of hwy. 101
Verbatim LocalityNorth America; United States; California; Santa Barbara County; Rancho Las Flores, "large pond", 3.6 air mi. NW Los Alamos, W of hwy. 101
Decimal Latitude34.77883
Decimal Longitude120.32203
Maximum Elevation in Meters204
Verbatim Elevation670 ft
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-12-24
IDurn:catalog:CCBER:Herps:32568
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
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