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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryMexico
State/ProvinceYucatan
LocalitySisal
Latitude21.165396754356358
Longitude-90.03140258939914
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKuh
Catalog Number157083
Date Collected1974-11-06

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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 NameHemidactylus turcicus
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSauria
FamilyGekkonidae
GenusHemidactylus
Specific Epithetturcicus
Specimen
Catalog Number157083
PreparationsETOH - 1
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUH
Occurrence IDbc167b51-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Herpetology Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Date Collected1974-11-06
Year1974
Month11
Day6
Locality
CountryMexico
State / ProvinceYucatan
Higher GeographyMexico, Yucatan
ContinentNorth America
LocalitySisal
Decimal Latitude21.1650000
Decimal Longitude-90.0316700
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeferenced Date2006-06-05
Other
Languageen
Modified2000-11-28 12:48:52.0
IDbc167b51-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusUnverified
dwc:georeferenceSourcesCartografía Digital del Laboratorio de SIG'S y PR, Instituto de Geografía, UNAM. Incluye: INEGI, 200
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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