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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/ParishJones
LocalityCroatan National Forest, 2.3 Road Miles E Pollocksville
Latitude35.0089
Longitude-77.1859
Institution CodeNcsm
Collection CodeNcsm-herp
Catalog Number9262
Date Collected1970-04-26

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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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Taxonomy
Scientific NameTerrapene carolina
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderTestudines
FamilyEmydidae
GenusTerrapene
Specific Epithetcarolina
Taxon RankspecificEpithet
Vernacular NameBox Turtle
Specimen
Catalog Number9262
Other Catalog NumbersWMP 3275
Individual Count1
Institution CodeNCSM
Collection CodeNCSM-Herp
Occurrence IDA12D2C21-D550-4F39-97CC-B69F09B0860C
Dataset NameNCSM Herpetology Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysical Object
Collection Event
Field NumberHERP-09262
Date Collected1970-04-26
Year1970
Month4
Day26
Collection RemarksAOR (Tank 3)
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceNorth Carolina
CountyJones
ContinentNorth America
LocalityCroatan National Forest, 2.3 road miles E Pollocksville
Verbatim LocalityCounty Road 1004.
Decimal Latitude35.0089
Decimal Longitude-77.1859
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters402
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
LanguageEN
Modified2018-05-09
IDA12D2C21-D550-4F39-97CC-B69F09B0860C
dwc:datasetIDNCSM-HerpDWC
dwc:georeferenceSourcesDeLorme
dcterms:referenceshttp://collections.naturalsciences.org/specimenHerp.aspx?ID=9262
dcterms:bibliographicCitationNCSM 9262 - 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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