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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryEl Salvador
State/ProvinceChalatenango
LocalityEl Poy
Latitude14.366670000000001
Longitude-89.21667
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKuh
Catalog Number335556
Date Collected2001-10-16

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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 NamePorthidium ophryomegas
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSerpentes
FamilyViperidae
GenusPorthidium
Specific Epithetophryomegas
Specimen
Identified BySimmons, John
Catalog Number335556
PreparationsETOH - 1
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUH
Occurrence IDb03c0dc2-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Herpetology Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Date Collected2001-10-16
Year2001
Month10
Day16
Locality
CountryEl Salvador
State / ProvinceChalatenango
Higher GeographyEl Salvador, Chalatenango
ContinentNorth America
LocalityEl Poy
Decimal Latitude14.3666700
Decimal Longitude-89.2166700
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS/HerpNET/ORNIS Georeferencing Guidelines
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced Date2003-08-18
Other
Languageen
Modified2013-10-16 05:01:37.0
IDb03c0dc2-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusUnverified
dwc:georeferenceSourcesAlexandria Digital Library Gazetteer
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:eventRemarksThis specimen was given to the Zoo by a hospital, as it had bitten a young girl in the town of El Poy. It represents the 5th El Salvador record and first from NW El Salvador
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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