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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceKansas
County/ParishDouglas
LocalityRock Creek, 0.5 Mi N, 4 Mi W Lone Star
Latitude38.87392354094974
Longitude-95.42887431033628
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKuh
Catalog Number158210
Date Collected1974-10-19

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http://biodiversity.ku.edu/herpetology/collections

KU herpetology houses one of largest herpetology collections in the world (340,000 specimens representing more than 5000 species from 156 countries). The KU collections include the world’s largest collection of neotropical amphibian and reptile specimens (200,000+) as well as substantial numbers of Nearctic (80,000+) and Asian (20,000+) specimens. KU holdings are particularly strong for the U.S., Ecuador, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Costa, Rica, Haiti, the Philippines, Peru and Panama. The collection from Kansas is the state’s largest (20,000+). The type collection includes nearly 400 primary types, mostly amphibians. KU Herpetology also maintains 5000 cleared-and-stained osteological preparations, nearly 5000 dried skeletons, and one of the world’s largest collections of amphibian larvae (6000+ lots). The KU digital archive includes more than 12,000 digital images and more than 1500 acoustic recordings.

Contacts

Name Rafe Brown
RoleCurator-in-Charge of Herpetology
Emailrafe@ku.edu
Name Rafe Brown
RoleCurator-in-Charge of Herpetology
Emailrafe@ku.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@ku.edu
Name Linda Trueb
RoleCurator of Herpetology
Emailtrueb@ku.edu
Name Richard Glor
RoleCurator of Herpetology
Emailglor@ku.edu
Name Rafe Brown
RoleCurator-in-Charge of Herpetology
Emailrafe@ku.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameAcris crepitans
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderAnura
FamilyHylidae
GenusAcris
Specific Epithetcrepitans
Specimen
Catalog Number158210
PreparationsETOH - 1
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUH
Occurrence IDbc1c8e4d-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Herpetology Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Date Collected1974-10-19
Year1974
Month10
Day19
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceKansas
CountyDouglas
Higher GeographyUnited States, Kansas, Douglas
ContinentNorth America
LocalityRock Creek, 0.5 mi N, 4 mi W Lone Star
Decimal Latitude38.8739200
Decimal Longitude-95.4286200
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS/HerpNet/ORNIS Georeferencing Guidelines
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference Remarksassumed by air
Georeferenced Date2005-03-14
Other
Languageen
Modified2000-11-28 12:48:53.0
IDbc1c8e4d-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusUnverified
dwc:georeferenceSourcesUSGS Map 1:24,000 (Globe 38095-G4-TF 024)
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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