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Specimen Record

ContinentEurope
CountryPortugal
State/ProvinceLisboa
LocalityProv. Estremadura; Cascais
Institution CodeLsumz
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog Number42655
Date Collected1982-09-25

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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 NameHemorrhois hippocrepis
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Reptilia | Squamata | Colubridae | Hemorrhois
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyColubridae
GenusHemorrhois
Specific Epithethippocrepis
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number42655
PreparationsIsopropanol - 1
Life StageAdult/juvenile
Sexunknown
Institution CodeLSUMZ
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDf750ae24-fdee-11e2-ab74-7d6dab1460a4
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Date Collected1982-09-25
Year1982
Month9
Day25
Start Day of Year268
End Day of Year268
Locality
CountryPortugal
Country CodePT
State / ProvinceLisboa
Higher GeographyEurope | Portugal | Lisboa District | | | | |
ContinentEurope
LocalityProv. Estremadura; Cascais
Verbatim LocalityEurope | Portugal | Lisboa District
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-01-17
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dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
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