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Specimen Record

ContinentOceania
CountryPapua New Guinea
State/ProvinceOro Province
LocalityWanigela Village, Collingwood Bay, Sarad Mission
Latitude-9.339
Longitude149.1588333
Institution CodeLsumz
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog Number93563
Collected ByAustin, Christopher
Date Collected2002-09-08

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The collection of reptiles and amphibians is comprised of more than 140,000 specimens. The collection is extremely rich in snake species, with 359 genera and 954 species represented. The remaining herp groups are represented as follows: lizards (165 genera, 776 species), tuataras (1 genus, 1 species), turtles (54 genera, 104 species), crocodilians (8 genera, 15 species), frogs (143 genera, 682 species), salamanders (38 genera, 151 species), and caecilians (12 genera, 19 species). The collection contains 52 holotypes (specimens representing species new to science), which is a disproportionately large number for a collection of this size. The herpetology collection is worldwide in scope. The snake skeletal collection is among the largest and most diverse in the world. The collection of amphibians and reptiles from the Mexican state of San Luis Potosí is the largest in the world, and the collections from Honduras and Peru are among the top five in the world. Approximately 55-60 percent of the currently recognized genera of snakes are represented in the collection.

Contacts

Name Seth Parker
RoleHerpetology Collections Manager
Emailsethparker@lsu.edu
Name Seth Parker
RoleHerpetology Collections Manager
Emailsethparker@lsu.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameToxicocalamus loriae
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Reptilia | Squamata | Hydrophiidae | Toxicocalamus
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyElapidae
GenusToxicocalamus
Specific Epithetloriae
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number93563
Other Catalog Numbers0
PreparationsTissue - 100; Ethanol - 1
Life StageAdult/juvenile
Sexunknown
Institution CodeLSUMZ
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDfe226878-fdee-11e2-ab74-7d6dab1460a4
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByAustin, Christopher
Field NumberCCA 2337
Date Collected2002-09-08
Year2002
Month9
Day8
Start Day of Year251
End Day of Year251
Locality
CountryPapua New Guinea
Country CodePG
State / ProvinceOro Province
Higher GeographyOceania | Papua New Guinea | Oro Province | | | | |
ContinentOceania
LocalityWanigela Village, Collingwood Bay, Sarad Mission
Verbatim LocalityOceania | Papua New Guinea | Oro Province
Decimal Latitude-9.339
Decimal Longitude149.1588333
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-01-17
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dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
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