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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/ParishTransylvania County
LocalityLooking Glass Creek, Hwy. 276, 3.4 Mi Nw Junction Of Hwy. 276 And Hwy. 64
Latitude35.3217
Longitude-82.7907
Institution CodeMvz
Collection CodeAmphibian And Reptile Specimens
Catalog Number173497
Collected ByCollector(s): Samuel S. Sweet
Date Collected1979-10-18

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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 NameDesmognathus ochrophaeus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Amphibia; Caudata; Plethodontidae; Desmognathinae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderCaudata
FamilyPlethodontidae
GenusDesmognathus
Specific Epithetochrophaeus
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByMuseum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley
Date Identified1999-01-27
Previous IdentificationsDesmognathus ochrophaeus (accepted ID) identified by Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley on 1999-01-27; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number173497
Other Catalog NumbersMVZ frozen tissue collection=FC-13594
Preparationstissue (frozen); whole organism (ethanol)
Individual Count1
Life Stageadult/juvenile
Sexunknown
Institution CodeMVZ
Collection CodeAmphibian and reptile specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:173497?seid=883905
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Samuel S. Sweet
Date Collected1979-10-18
Verbatim Date Collected18 Oct 1979
Year1979
Month10
Day18
End Day of Year291
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceNorth Carolina
CountyTransylvania County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, North Carolina, Transylvania County
ContinentNorth America
LocalityLooking Glass Creek, Hwy. 276, 3.4 mi NW junction of Hwy. 276 and Hwy. 64
Verbatim LocalityLooking Glass Creek, Hwy. 276, 3.4 mi NW jct. Hwy. 276 and Hwy. 64
Decimal Latitude35.3217
Decimal Longitude-82.7907
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS georeferencing guidelines
Verbatim Coordinates35.3217/-82.7907
Location According ToKristina Yamamoto
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters3635.508096
Geodetic DatumWorld Geodetic System 1984
Georeferenced ByKristina Yamamoto
Georeferenced Date2004-07-21 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2014-09-10 11:55:40.0
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dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:173497
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:georeferenceSourcesTopozone.com
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:173497
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34777
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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