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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/ParishLos Angeles
Locality27 Mi Ne La Canada
Latitude34.476435700949175
Longitude-117.85392726131023
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKuh
Catalog Number40392
Date Collected1955-06-13

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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 NameSceloporus graciosus
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSauria
FamilyIguanidae
GenusSceloporus
Specific Epithetgraciosus
Specimen
Catalog Number40392
PreparationsETOH - 1
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUH
Occurrence IDb4899b62-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Herpetology Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Date Collected1955-06-13
Year1955
Month6
Day13
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceCalifornia
CountyLos Angeles
Higher GeographyUnited States, California, Los Angeles
ContinentNorth America
Locality27 mi NE La Canada
Decimal Latitude34.4764400
Decimal Longitude-117.8530300
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS/HerpNET/ORNIS Georeferencing Guidelines
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference Remarksgeoreferenced 27 mi NE La Canada Flintridge by air; extent was taken as halfway to Linda Vista
Georeferenced Date2006-04-10
Other
Languageen
Modified2006-05-01 03:07:37.0
IDb4899b62-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
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dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusUnverified
dwc:georeferenceSourcesTerrain Navigator Pro version 7.0 USGS 1:100,000
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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