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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceVirginia
County/ParishHanover
LocalityCa 0.7 Air Miles Sw New Cold Harbor
Latitude37.5761
Longitude-77.2906
Institution CodeNcsm
Collection CodeNcsm-herp
Catalog Number66993
Date Collected1995-05-18

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The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences' Amphibians and Reptiles Unit contains approximately 262,000 specimens (81,350+ lots), and is one of the largest and most complete regional collections in the United States. Founded in the late 1800s, the collection consists of approximately 80% North Carolina material, although 47 states, 57 countries, and more than 640 species are represented. Other states with substantial representation include California, Delaware, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. Other countries with substantial representation include Laos, Vietnam, and Gabon, and the international focus of the collection is expanding. Important recent acquisitions include large collections from Duke and Virginia Commonwealth Universities, the University of North Carolina’s Institute of Marine Sciences, and the personal collection of the late E. E. Brown of Davidson College. The collection houses fluid-preserved specimens, skeletons, skins, tissues for molecular analyses, and other materials. Photographic vouchers, field notes, other museums’ records of North Carolina holdings, and specimen data sheets are also maintained as part of the materials documenting these resources.

Contacts

Name Ben Norton
RoleHead, Technology
Emailben.norton@naturalsciences.org
Name Ben Norton
RoleCollections Data Curator
Emailben.norton@naturalsciences.org
Name Bryan Stuart
RoleCurator of Herpetology
Emailbryan.stuart@naturalsciences.org
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 Bryan Stuart
RoleCurator of Herpetology
Emailbryan.stuart@naturalsciences.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameRana palustris
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderAnura
FamilyRanidae
GenusRana
Specific Epithetpalustris
Taxon RankspecificEpithet
Vernacular NamePickerel Frog
Specimen
Catalog Number66993
Other Catalog NumbersCRVU 68
Individual Count1
Institution CodeNCSM
Collection CodeNCSM-Herp
Occurrence IDDDB66826-252B-46E8-A67B-62CCC5D96096
Dataset NameNCSM Herpetology Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysical Object
Collection Event
Field NumberHERP-66819
Date Collected1995-05-18
Year1995
Month5
Day18
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceVirginia
CountyHanover
ContinentNorth America
Localityca 0.7 air miles SW New Cold Harbor
Verbatim LocalityBoatswain Creek; started 3 miles upstream of road into Gaines Mill Park
Decimal Latitude37.5761
Decimal Longitude-77.2906
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Other
LanguageEN
Modified2018-05-09
IDDDB66826-252B-46E8-A67B-62CCC5D96096
dwc:datasetIDNCSM-HerpDWC
dwc:georeferenceSourcesOriginal Field Notes
dcterms:referenceshttp://collections.naturalsciences.org/specimenHerp.aspx?ID=66993
dcterms:bibliographicCitationNCSM 66993 - North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Herpetology Collection
dcterms:rightsHolderNorth Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
dwc:dispositionIn Collections
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:ownerInstitutionCodeNCSM
dwc:institutionIDNCSM
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