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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvincePennsylvania
County/ParishElk
Locality2 Mi Se Of Ridgway, Along Elk Creek
Latitude41.410000000000004
Longitude-78.68
Institution CodeCm
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog Number19255
Collected ByMacmillan, Gordon K
Date Collected1940-10-09

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Herpetology maintains a collection of more than 207,500 specimens and ranks as about the ninth largest amphibian and reptile collection in the United States. Ninety percent are fluid preserved; others are preserved as skeletons, skins, mounts, or cleared and stained preparations. Notable historic collections rich in type specimens are the Taylor Philippine collection, the Le Boutellier collection of South American snakes, and specimens from early museum expeditions to the Isle of Pines and Angola. Collection data are completely computerized. Collection growth has averaged 1–2% per year. There are approximately 35 new research loans a year handled by the collection manager, and around 80 research data inquiries are filled annually. Research is supported by a library with an outstanding collection of 19th-century herpetological literature (Gunther Collection) and more than 22,000 reprints.

Contacts

Name Stephen Rogers
RoleCollection Manager
Emailrogerss@carnegiemnh.org
Name Stephen Rogers
RoleCollection Manager
Emailrogerss@carnegiemnh.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 Stephen Rogers
RoleCollection Manager
Emailrogerss@carnegiemnh.org

Citation

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urn:catalog:CM:Herps:19255. 19255. CM Herps Collection. . http://portal.idigbio.org/portal/recordsets/045aa661-f985-4203-80ff-98daafdfe377. Accessed on August 22, 2018.
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameDESMOGNATHUS FUSCUS FUSCUS
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Amphibia | Caudata | PLETHODONTIDAE | DESMOGNATHUS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderCaudata
FamilyPlethodontidae
GenusDesmognathus
Specific Epithetfuscus
Infraspecific Epithetfuscus
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number19255
Preparationswhole animal in alcohol
Individual Count1
Institution CodeCM
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:CM:Herps:19255
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByMACMILLAN, GORDON K
Date Collected1940-10-09
Year1940
Month10
Day9
Start Day of Year283
End Day of Year283
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvincePennsylvania
CountyElk
Higher GeographyNORTH AMERICA | UNITED STATES | PENNSYLVANIA | ELK | | | |
ContinentNorth America
Locality2 MI SE OF RIDGWAY, ALONG ELK CREEK
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | United States | Pennsylvania | Elk | 2 MI SE OF RIDGWAY, ALONG ELK CREEK
Decimal Latitude41.41
Decimal Longitude-78.68
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters3600
Geodetic DatumNAD83
Georeferenced Byavr (CM)
Georeferenced Date9/12/2006 0:00:00
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-08-15
IDurn:catalog:CM:Herps:19255
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/cm/herps?id=19255
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:georeferenceSourcesTerrain Navigator Pro v 7.0 USGS 1:24,000
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34702
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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