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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceMaryland
County/ParishCarroll, Howard
LocalityParr's Spring Near Ridgeville
Latitude39.35
Longitude-77.16
Institution CodeCm
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog Number142721
Collected ByFowler, James A
Date Collected1942-05-09

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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
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Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
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Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Stephen Rogers
RoleCollection Manager
Emailrogerss@carnegiemnh.org
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameDESMOGNATHUS FUSCUS FUSCUS
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Amphibia | Caudata | PLETHODONTIDAE | DESMOGNATHUS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderCaudata
FamilyPlethodontidae
GenusDesmognathus
Specific Epithetfuscus
Infraspecific Epithetfuscus
Taxon Ranksubspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Catalog Number142721
Preparationswhole animal in alcohol
Individual Count1
Institution CodeCM
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:CM:Herps:142721
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByFOWLER, JAMES A
Field NumberJAF 659
Date Collected1942-05-09
Year1942
Month5
Day9
Start Day of Year129
End Day of Year129
Locality
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceMaryland
CountyCarroll, Howard
Higher GeographyNORTH AMERICA | UNITED STATES | MARYLAND | HOWARD/CARROLL | | | |
ContinentNorth America
LocalityPARR'S SPRING NEAR RIDGEVILLE
Verbatim LocalityNorth America | United States | Maryland | Howard/Carroll | PARR'S SPRING NEAR RIDGEVILLE
Decimal Latitude39.35
Decimal Longitude-77.16
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters90
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeference RemarksHoward County / Carroll County line
Georeferenced ByRobert G. Tuck, Jr. (USNM)
Georeferenced Date3/21/2007 0:00:00
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-08-16
IDurn:catalog:CM:Herps:142721
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dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:georeferenceSourcesUSGS Damascus Quad (TopoZone - 1:24,000)
dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34702
dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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