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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/ParishPitt
LocalityNear Simpson
Latitude35.5782
Longitude-77.2785
Institution CodeNcsm
Collection CodeNcsm-herp
Catalog Number10684
Date Collected1971-06-27

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The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences' Amphibians and Reptiles Unit contains approximately 262,000 specimens (81,350+ lots), and is one of the largest and most complete regional collections in the United States. Founded in the late 1800s, the collection consists of approximately 80% North Carolina material, although 47 states, 57 countries, and more than 640 species are represented. Other states with substantial representation include California, Delaware, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. Other countries with substantial representation include Laos, Vietnam, and Gabon, and the international focus of the collection is expanding. Important recent acquisitions include large collections from Duke and Virginia Commonwealth Universities, the University of North Carolina’s Institute of Marine Sciences, and the personal collection of the late E. E. Brown of Davidson College. The collection houses fluid-preserved specimens, skeletons, skins, tissues for molecular analyses, and other materials. Photographic vouchers, field notes, other museums’ records of North Carolina holdings, and specimen data sheets are also maintained as part of the materials documenting these resources.

Contacts

Name Ben Norton
RoleHead, Technology
Emailben.norton@naturalsciences.org
Name Ben Norton
RoleCollections Data Curator
Emailben.norton@naturalsciences.org
Name Bryan Stuart
RoleCurator of Herpetology
Emailbryan.stuart@naturalsciences.org
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Bryan Stuart
RoleCurator of Herpetology
Emailbryan.stuart@naturalsciences.org

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NCSM 10684 - North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Herpetology Collection
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B19E40F0-E730-46FE-ACA5-BB89FEB250D4. 10684. NCSM Herpetology Collection. . http://portal.idigbio.org/portal/recordsets/1bb2a80e-271f-46a8-bbfc-ba56d3e6292a. Accessed on October 20, 2018.
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameHeterodon platirhinos
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyColubridae
GenusHeterodon
Specific Epithetplatirhinos
Taxon RankspecificEpithet
Vernacular NameEastern Hognose Snake
Specimen
Catalog Number10684
Individual Count1
Life StageAdult(s)
Sexfemale
Institution CodeNCSM
Collection CodeNCSM-Herp
Occurrence IDB19E40F0-E730-46FE-ACA5-BB89FEB250D4
Dataset NameNCSM Herpetology Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysical Object
Collection Event
Field NumberHERP-10682-84
Date Collected1971-06-27
Year1971
Month6
Collection RemarksPreserved 13 Aug. 1971. Contained 28 eggs (=NCSM 10685).
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceNorth Carolina
CountyPitt
ContinentNorth America
Localitynear Simpson
Decimal Latitude35.5782
Decimal Longitude-77.2785
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters4023
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
LanguageEN
Modified2018-05-09
IDB19E40F0-E730-46FE-ACA5-BB89FEB250D4
dwc:datasetIDNCSM-HerpDWC
dwc:georeferenceSourcesDeLorme
dcterms:referenceshttp://collections.naturalsciences.org/specimenHerp.aspx?ID=10684
dcterms:bibliographicCitationNCSM 10684 - North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Herpetology Collection
dcterms:rightsHolderNorth Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
dwc:dispositionIn Collections
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:ownerInstitutionCodeNCSM
dwc:institutionIDNCSM
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