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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/ParishKern County
LocalityDesert Tortoise Natural Area, Ca. 4 Mi E And 5 Mi N California City
Latitude35.1980718
Longitude-117.86788
Institution CodeMvz
Collection CodeAmphibian And Reptile Specimens
Catalog Number210149
Collected ByCollector(s): A. Karl
Date Collected1979-03-10

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http://mvz.berkeley.edu/Herp_Collection.html

The MVZ collection of amphibians and reptiles contains over 270,000 catalogued specimens. As of 8 April 2004, 123 of these have been designated holotypes, three are neotypes, three are syntypes, and 1793 are paratypes and paratopotypes. Most specimens are fluid-preserved, but the collection also contains skeletal preparations, sets of amphibian eggs and larvae, and several thousand specimens that have been cleared and stained. Other special collections include pineal organs, 800 sectioned heads, a series of dried anuran skins from California and Argentina, and stomach contents that have been removed from more than 3,000 predatory reptiles.

Contacts

Name Carol Spencer
RoleStaff Curator of Herpetology
Emailatrox@berkeley.edu
Name Carol Spencer
RoleStaff Curator of Herpetology
Emailatrox@berkeley.edu
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 Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Jim McGuire
RoleFaculty Curator of Herpetology
Emailmcguirej@berkeley.edu
Name David Wake
RoleFaculty Curator of Herpetology
Emailwakelab@berkeley.edu
Name Michelle Koo
RoleGIS and Bioinformatics Specialist
Emailmkoo@berkeley.edu
Name Carol Spencer
RoleStaff Curator of Herpetology
Emailatrox@berkeley.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameGopherus agassizii
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Reptilia; Testudines; Testudinidae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderTestudines
FamilyTestudinidae
GenusGopherus
Specific Epithetagassizii
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByMuseum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley
Date Identified1999-01-27
Previous IdentificationsGopherus agassizii (accepted ID) identified by Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley on 1999-01-27; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number210149
Other Catalog Numberscollector number=BLM-80
Preparationsskeleton
Individual Count1
Life Stageadult/juvenile
Sexunknown
Institution CodeMVZ
Collection CodeAmphibian and reptile specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:210149?seid=1062607
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): A. Karl
Collector NumberBLM-80
Date Collected1979-03-10
Verbatim Date Collected10 Mar 1979
Year1979
Month03
Day10
End Day of Year69
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceCalifornia
CountyKern County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, California, Kern County
ContinentNorth America
LocalityDesert Tortoise Natural area, ca. 4 mi E and 5 mi N California City
Verbatim LocalityDesert Tortoise Natural area, ca. 4 mi E and 5 mi N California City
Decimal Latitude35.1980718
Decimal Longitude-117.86788
Maximum Elevation in Meters868.68
Minimum Elevation in Meters868.68
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates35.1980718/-117.86788
Location According ToTamrya D. d'Artenay
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters321.8688
Geodetic DatumNorth American Datum 1927
Georeferenced ByTamrya D. d'Artenay
Georeferenced Date2002-02-20 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2016-08-02 18:53:08.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:210149?seid=1062607
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:210149
dwc:establishmentMeanswild caught
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34818
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusunverified
dcterms:accessRightshttp://www.vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:dynamicPropertiessex=unknown ; age class=adult/juvenile
dwc:georeferenceSourcesTerrain Navigator 3.02 USGS 1:100000
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:210149
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34777
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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