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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/ParishMarin
LocalityMt Tamalpais
Latitude37.92711512612996
Longitude-122.58842011110507
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKuh
Catalog Number5132
Date Collected1928-08-18

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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 NameAmbystoma gracile
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderCaudata
FamilyAmbystomatidae
GenusAmbystoma
Specific Epithetgracile
Specimen
Catalog Number5132
Preparationsc&s - 1
SexC&S
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUH
Occurrence IDb1f69018-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Herpetology Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Date Collected1928-08-18
Year1928
Month8
Day18
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceCalifornia
CountyMarin
Higher GeographyUnited States, California, Marin
ContinentNorth America
LocalityMt Tamalpais
Decimal Latitude37.9271900
Decimal Longitude-122.5873300
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS/HerpNET/ORNIS Georeferencing Guidelines
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeferenced Date2004-11-30
Other
Languageen
Modified2000-11-28 12:46:12.0
IDb1f69018-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusUnverified
dwc:georeferenceSourcesTerrain Navigator 5.03 USGS 1:24000
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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