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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceCalifornia
County/ParishSan Mateo County
LocalitySharp Park, Field On N Side Mori Point
Latitude37.621469
Longitude-122.492326
Institution CodeMvz
Collection CodeAmphibian And Reptile Specimens
Catalog Number122985
Collected ByCollector(s): Samuel S. Sweet, Theodore J. Papenfuss
Date Collected1975-02-09

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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 NameThamnophis elegans
Higher ClassficationAnimalia; Chordata; Reptilia; Squamata; Colubridae; Natricinae;
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyColubridae
GenusThamnophis
Specific Epithetelegans
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByMuseum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley
Date Identified1999-01-27
Previous IdentificationsThamnophis elegans (accepted ID) identified by Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley on 1999-01-27; method: legacy
Identification QualifierA
Catalog Number122985
Other Catalog Numberscollector number=12531
Preparationswhole organism (ethanol)
Individual Count1
Life Stageadult/juvenile
Sexunknown
Institution CodeMVZ
Collection CodeAmphibian and reptile specimens
Occurrence IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:122985?seid=1351195
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector(s): Samuel S. Sweet, Theodore J. Papenfuss
Collector Number12531
Date Collected1975-02-09
Verbatim Date Collected9 Feb 1975
Year1975
Month02
Day09
End Day of Year40
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceCalifornia
CountySan Mateo County
Higher GeographyNorth America, United States, California, San Mateo County
ContinentNorth America
LocalitySharp Park, field on N side Mori Point
Verbatim LocalitySharp Park, Field N side Mori Point
Decimal Latitude37.621469
Decimal Longitude-122.492326
Georeference Protocolnot recorded
Verbatim Coordinates37.621469/-122.492326
Location According ToMatt Krebs
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters152.4
Geodetic DatumNorth American Datum 1927
Georeferenced ByMatt Krebs
Georeferenced Date2001-02-01 00:00:00.0
Other
Languageen
Modified2014-06-16 12:14:26.0
IDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:122985?seid=1351195
dwc:identificationVerificationStatuslegacy
dcterms:referenceshttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:122985
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 1:24000
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:organismIDhttp://arctos.database.museum/guid/MVZ:Herp:122985
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34777
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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