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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryColombia
State/ProvinceAmazonas
LocalityLetica
Institution CodeCm
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog Number34991
Collected ByLatham, Marte
Date Collected1956-10-02

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Herpetology maintains a collection of more than 207,500 specimens and ranks as about the ninth largest amphibian and reptile collection in the United States. Ninety percent are fluid preserved; others are preserved as skeletons, skins, mounts, or cleared and stained preparations. Notable historic collections rich in type specimens are the Taylor Philippine collection, the Le Boutellier collection of South American snakes, and specimens from early museum expeditions to the Isle of Pines and Angola. Collection data are completely computerized. Collection growth has averaged 1–2% per year. There are approximately 35 new research loans a year handled by the collection manager, and around 80 research data inquiries are filled annually. Research is supported by a library with an outstanding collection of 19th-century herpetological literature (Gunther Collection) and more than 22,000 reprints.

Contacts

Name Stephen Rogers
RoleCollection Manager
Emailrogerss@carnegiemnh.org
Name Stephen Rogers
RoleCollection Manager
Emailrogerss@carnegiemnh.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 Stephen Rogers
RoleCollection Manager
Emailrogerss@carnegiemnh.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameCHELUS FIMBRIATUS
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Reptilia | Testudines | CHELIDAE | CHELUS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderTestudines
FamilyChelidae
GenusChelus
Specific Epithetfimbriatus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number34991
Preparationswhole animal in alcohol
Individual Count1
Life Stagejuvenile
Institution CodeCM
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:CM:Herps:34991
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByLATHAM, MARTE
Date Collected1956
Year1956
Collection RemarksCOLLECTED IN SPRING.
Locality
CountryColombia
Country CodeCO
State / ProvinceAmazonas
Higher GeographySouth America | Colombia | Amazonas | | | | |
ContinentSouth America
LocalityLETICA
Verbatim LocalitySouth America | Colombia | Amazonas | LETICA
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-08-15
IDurn:catalog:CM:Herps:34991
dcterms:referenceshttp://portal.vertnet.org/o/cm/herps?id=34991
dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34702
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
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