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Specimen Record

ContinentAfrica
CountryTanzania
State/ProvinceTanga
LocalityEastern Usambara Mountains, Amani
Latitude-5.1
Longitude38.63
Institution CodeCm
Collection CodeHerps
Catalog Number38121
Collected ByTwomey, Arthur C
Date Collected1960-09-28

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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.

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Name Stephen Rogers
RoleCollection Manager
Emailrogerss@carnegiemnh.org
Name Stephen Rogers
RoleCollection Manager
Emailrogerss@carnegiemnh.org
Name Laura Russell
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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 NameLEPTOPELIS SP
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Amphibia | Anura | HYPEROLIIDAE | LEPTOPELIS
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderAnura
FamilyArthroleptidae
GenusLeptopelis
Taxon Rankgenus
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identification Qualifiersp.
Catalog Number38121
Preparationswhole animal in alcohol
Individual Count1
Institution CodeCM
Collection CodeHerps
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:CM:Herps:38121
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByTWOMEY, ARTHUR C
Date Collected1960-09
Year1960
Month9
Collection RemarksDETERMINED BY J VINDUM, 1991.
Locality
CountryTanzania
Country CodeTZ
State / ProvinceTanga
Higher GeographyAFRICA | TANZANIA, UNITED REPUBLIC OF | TANGA | | | | |
ContinentAfrica
LocalityEASTERN USAMBARA MOUNTAINS, AMANI
Verbatim LocalityAfrica | Tanzania, United Republic of | TANGA | EASTERN USAMBARA MOUNTAINS, AMANI
Decimal Latitude-5.1
Decimal Longitude38.63
Maximum Elevation in Meters914.4
Minimum Elevation in Meters914.4
Verbatim Elevation3000 FT
Georeference ProtocolVertNet Georeferencing Guidelines
Coordinate Uncertainty In Meters7309
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeference RemarksLatitude/longitude is NIMA location for Amani on eastern slope of Usambara Mountains; extent is half of 5.83 mi (distance to Kazita).
Other
Languageen
Modified2017-08-16
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dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
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dcterms:licensehttps://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
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dwc:verbatimCoordinateSystemdecimal degrees
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