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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Jersey
County/ParishBergen
LocalityEnglewood
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKuh
Catalog Number294231
Collected ByWeber, J.

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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 NameGyrinophilus porphyriticus
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderCaudata
FamilyPlethodontidae
GenusGyrinophilus
Specific Epithetporphyriticus
Specimen
Catalog Number294231
PreparationsETOH - 1
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUH
Occurrence IDc468de4c-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Herpetology Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByWeber, J.
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceNew Jersey
CountyBergen
Higher GeographyUnited States, New Jersey, Bergen
ContinentNorth America
LocalityEnglewood
Other
Languageen
Modified2005-08-08 03:20:02.0
IDc468de4c-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:eventRemarksLabels in jar "Gyrinophilus; captivity 2-1-28; Durbin WVa" "Englewood NJ; 2-1-28"
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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