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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryCosta Rica
State/ProvinceHeredia
Locality6.5 Km W Puerto Viejo
Latitude10.45358
Longitude-84.06615
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKuh
Catalog Number91714
Date Collected1965-02-19

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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 NameSmilisca puma
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderAnura
FamilyHylidae
GenusSmilisca
Specific Epithetpuma
Specimen
Catalog Number91714
PreparationsETOH - 1
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUH
Occurrence IDb7d73ee2-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Herpetology Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Date Collected1965-02-19
Year1965
Month2
Day19
Locality
CountryCosta Rica
State / ProvinceHeredia
Higher GeographyCosta Rica, Heredia
ContinentNorth America
Locality6.5 km W Puerto Viejo
Decimal Latitude10.4535800
Decimal Longitude-84.0661500
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS/HerpNET/ORNIS Georeferencing Guidelines
Geodetic DatumFundamental de Ocotepeque
Georeference RemarksBy road on the only suitable road that heads to Chilamate
Georeferenced Date2005-04-27
Other
Languageen
Modified2015-11-06 12:06:50.0
IDb7d73ee2-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusUnverified
dwc:georeferenceSourcesInstituto Geografico Nacional, San Jose, Costa Rica. 1:50,000
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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