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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceOhio
County/ParishPickaway
LocalityDeer Creek At Ohio Rt 138
Latitude39.55093752894594
Longitude-83.10794325458387
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKuh
Catalog Number158795
Date Collected1960-07-31

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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 NameApalone spinifera
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassReptilia
OrderTestudines
FamilyTrionychidae
GenusApalone
Specific Epithetspinifera
Infraspecific Epithetater
Specimen
Catalog Number158795
PreparationsETOH - 1
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUH
Occurrence IDbc1ffe4b-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Herpetology Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Date Collected1960-07-31
Year1960
Month7
Day31
Locality
CountryUnited States
State / ProvinceOhio
CountyPickaway
Higher GeographyUnited States, Ohio, Pickaway
ContinentNorth America
LocalityDeer Creek at Ohio Rt 138
Decimal Latitude39.5508755
Decimal Longitude-83.1080347
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS/HerpNET/ORNIS Georeferencing Guidelines
Geodetic DatumNAD27
Georeference RemarksCoordinates taken at junction of RT 138 and Deer Creek
Georeferenced Date2005-11-22
Other
Languageen
Modified2000-11-28 12:48:53.0
IDbc1ffe4b-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
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dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusUnverified
dwc:georeferenceSourcesMaptech Terrain Navigator 2005
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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