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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceWest Virginia
County/ParishWetzel
LocalityProcter Creek, 3 Mi E Procter
Latitude39.6846152
Longitude-80.7900763
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKuh
Catalog Number54547
Date Collected1952-08-08

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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 NameDesmognathus fuscus
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderCaudata
FamilyPlethodontidae
GenusDesmognathus
Specific Epithetfuscus
Specimen
Catalog Number54547
PreparationsETOH - 1
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUH
Occurrence IDb57293e1-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Herpetology Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Date Collected1952-08-08
Year1952
Month8
Day8
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceWest Virginia
CountyWetzel
Higher GeographyUnited States, West Virginia, Wetzel
ContinentNorth America
LocalityProcter Creek, 3 mi E Procter
Decimal Latitude39.6846152
Decimal Longitude-80.7900763
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS/HerpNET/ORNIS Georeferencing Guidelines
Location RemarksProctor Creek, 3 mi E Proctor
Geodetic DatumNAD83
Georeferenced Date2006-09-18
Other
Languageen
Modified2005-08-01 03:52:14.0
IDb57293e1-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusUnverified
dwc:georeferenceSourcesTerrain Navigator Pro v. 7.0 USGS 1:24,000
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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