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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/ParishSanta Cruz County
Locality1 Mi S Boulder Creek
Latitude37.126521
Longitude-122.1330807
Institution CodeMvz
Collection CodeAmphibian And Reptile Specimens
Catalog Number60343
Collected ByCollector(s): Robert C. Stebbins
Date Collected1963-12-29

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http://mvz.berkeley.edu/Herp_Collection.html

The MVZ collection of amphibians and reptiles contains over 270,000 catalogued specimens. As of 8 April 2004, 123 of these have been designated holotypes, three are neotypes, three are syntypes, and 1793 are paratypes and paratopotypes. Most specimens are fluid-preserved, but the collection also contains skeletal preparations, sets of amphibian eggs and larvae, and several thousand specimens that have been cleared and stained. Other special collections include pineal organs, 800 sectioned heads, a series of dried anuran skins from California and Argentina, and stomach contents that have been removed from more than 3,000 predatory reptiles.

Contacts

Name Carol Spencer
RoleStaff Curator of Herpetology
Emailatrox@berkeley.edu
Name Carol Spencer
RoleStaff Curator of Herpetology
Emailatrox@berkeley.edu
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 Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Jim McGuire
RoleFaculty Curator of Herpetology
Emailmcguirej@berkeley.edu
Name David Wake
RoleFaculty Curator of Herpetology
Emailwakelab@berkeley.edu
Name Michelle Koo
RoleGIS and Bioinformatics Specialist
Emailmkoo@berkeley.edu
Name Carol Spencer
RoleStaff Curator of Herpetology
Emailatrox@berkeley.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameEnsatina eschscholtzii oregonensis
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Amphibia; Caudata; Plethodontidae; Plethodontinae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderCaudata
FamilyPlethodontidae
GenusEnsatina
Specific Epitheteschscholtzii
Infraspecific Epithetoregonensis
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByMuseum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley
Date Identified1999-01-27
Previous IdentificationsEnsatina eschscholtzii oregonensis (accepted ID) identified by Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley on 1999-01-27; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number60343
Other Catalog Numberscollector number=6783
Preparationswhole organism (ethanol)
Individual Count1
Life Stageadult/juvenile
Sexunknown
Institution CodeMVZ
Collection CodeAmphibian and reptile specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:60343?seid=457493
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Robert C. Stebbins
Collector Number6783
Date Collected1963-12-29
Verbatim Date Collected29 Dec 1963
Year1963
Month12
Day29
End Day of Year363
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceCalifornia
CountySanta Cruz County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, California, Santa Cruz County
ContinentNorth America
Locality1 mi S Boulder Creek
Verbatim Locality1 mi S Boulder Cr.
Decimal Latitude37.126521
Decimal Longitude-122.1330807
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates37.126521/-122.1330807
Location According ToHasanthi P. Wijesekera
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters1066.8
Geodetic DatumNorth American Datum 1927
Georeferenced ByHasanthi P. Wijesekera
Georeferenced Date1999-10-08 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2014-06-16 12:21:47.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:60343?seid=457493
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:60343
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34818
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=unknown ; age class=adult/juvenile
dwc:georeferenceSourcesTerrain Navigator 3.02 USGS 1:24000
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:60343
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34777
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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