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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceSouth Carolina
County/ParishAiken
LocalitySavannah River Plant, Flamingo Bay
Latitude33.33683
Longitude-81.67846
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKuh
Catalog Number204692
Date Collected1982-05-18

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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 NameAmbystoma talpoideum
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderCaudata
FamilyAmbystomatidae
GenusAmbystoma
Specific Epithettalpoideum
Specimen
Type StatusP*
Catalog Number204692
PreparationsEtOH+Stomach Contents - 1; c&s - 1
Sexstage III; C&S
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUH
Occurrence IDbed3b5d5-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Herpetology Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Date Collected1982-05-18
Year1982
Month5
Day18
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceSouth Carolina
CountyAiken
Higher GeographyUnited States, South Carolina, Aiken
ContinentNorth America
LocalitySavannah River Plant, Flamingo Bay
Decimal Latitude33.3368300
Decimal Longitude-81.6784600
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS/HerpNET/ORNIS Georeferencing Guidelines
Location RemarksDepartment of Energy Savannah River Site
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeference RemarksNamed place
Georeferenced Date2007-10-05
Other
Languageen
Modified2000-11-28 12:49:46.0
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