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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryKenya
State/ProvinceWestern Prov.
County/ParishKakamega Dist.
LocalityKakamega Forest
Latitude0.2333333333
Longitude34.8416666667
Institution CodeCas
Collection CodeHerp
Catalog Number147905
Collected ByL.g. Hoevers
Date Collected1977-12-22

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http://www.calacademy.org/scientists/herpetology-collection

The electronic catalog of the herpotology collection at the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco.

Contacts

Name Lauren Scheinberg
RoleCollections Manager, Herpetology
Emaillscheinberg@calacademy.org
Name Jon Fong
RoleProgrammer
Emailjfong@calacademy.org
Name Lauren Scheinberg
RoleCollections Manager, Herpetology
Emaillscheinberg@calacademy.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NamePolemon christyi
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Reptilia; Serpentes; Colubridae
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSerpentes
FamilyColubridae
GenusPolemon
Specific Epithetchristyi
Specimen
Identified ByR.C. Drewes
Date Identified1979-03-01
Catalog Number147905
PreparationsAlcohol
Institution CodeCAS
Collection CodeHERP
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:CAS:HERP:147905
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByL.G. Hoevers
Collector NumberLGH-401
Date Collected1977-12-22
Verbatim Date Collected22 Dec 1977
Year1977
Month12
Day22
Locality
CountryKenya
State / ProvinceWestern Prov.
CountyKakamega Dist.
Higher GeographyAfrica; Kenya; Western Prov.; Kakamega Dist.
ContinentAfrica
LocalityKakamega Forest
Verbatim LocalityKenya: Kakamega Dist: Kakamega Forest
HabitatDOR at 16:00 hrs.
Decimal Latitude0.2333333333
Decimal Longitude34.8416666667
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters18192.0600000000
Geodetic DatumKenya Colony
Georeference RemarksLat/Long is of center of forest (bounded by Kisene Forest to the north; the Nandi Escarpment to the east; Kaimosi to the south; and the town of Kakamega to the west); extent is the radius of the boundary, or 10.5 mi.
Other
Languageen
Modified2019-03-06 11:47:00.0
IDurn:catalog:CAS:HERP:147905
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:georeferenceSourcesNIMA gazetteer; 1:1000000 USGS Digital Atlas of Africa, 2002; Macmillian's Kenya Traveller's Map, 3rd ed, 1993, 1:1,750,000;Survey of Kenya map sheet Eldoret, Series Y503, Sheet NA-36-16, Edition 2 SK, 1:250,000, 1971 (published first 1962).
dcterms:licenseCC0
dwc:institutionIDCAS
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemDMS
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