Angelo State Natural History Collections (ASNHC) Amphibian and reptile specimens (Arctos)

Latest version published by Angelo State Natural History Collections (ASNHC) on Oct 10, 2020 Angelo State Natural History Collections (ASNHC)

The ASNHC Amphibian and Reptile Collection totals approximately 15,500 specimens. Areas of strong geographic representation include west-central to north-central Texas including a large series from the Concho Valley. Significant series from surveys of Devil's River State Natural Area and Monahans Sandhills State Park are also present. Significant collections from northern Mexico are also present. The collection was established in the late 1960s.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 15,224 records. 2 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Occurrence (core)
    15224
  • ResourceRelationship 
    14646
  • Multimedia 
    0

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

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Data as a DwC-A file download 15,224 records in English (2 MB) - Update frequency: monthly
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Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Angelo State Natural History Collections, Collection of Amphibians and Reptiles. Individual specimens should be cited as ASNHC:Herp: followed by the integer catalog number.

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Angelo State Natural History Collections (ASNHC). To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 91025c69-111a-45c0-8440-59cb9efbdff7.  Angelo State Natural History Collections (ASNHC) publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Dianna Krejsa
Collections Manager
Angelo State University Department of Biology, 2601 W AVENUE N 769095099 SAN ANGELO TX US 3259422012

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Dianna Krejsa
Collections Manager
Angelo State University Department of Biology, 2601 W AVENUE N 769095099 SAN ANGELO TX US 3259422012
Michael Dixon
Curator of Amphibians and Reptiles
Angelo State University Department of Biology, 2601 W AVENUE N 769095099 SAN ANGELO TX US 3259422012

Who filled in the metadata:

Dianna Krejsa
Collections Manager
Angelo State University Department of Biology, 2601 W AVENUE N 769095099 SAN ANGELO TX US 3259422012

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
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Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
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Dusty McDonald
Programmer
Michael Dixon
Curator of Amphibians and Reptiles
Angelo State University Department of Biology, 2601 W AVENUE N 769095099 SAN ANGELO TX US 3259422012
Dianna Krejsa
Collections Manager
Angelo State University Department of Biology, 2601 W AVENUE N 769095099 SAN ANGELO TX US 3259422012

Geographic Coverage

Primarily Texas and the Southwestern United States, but other holdings include sampling from Mexico, Panama, Chile, and Argentina

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Taxonomic Coverage

Amphibians and Reptiles of Texas and the Southwestern United States and Northern Mexico

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1965-present with a few older specimens

Collection Data

Collection Name Angelo State Natural History Collections (ASNHC) Amphibian and reptile specimens
Collection Identifier ASNHC:Herp
Parent Collection Identifier ASNHC
Specimen preservation methods Alcohol,  Dried,  Mounted

Additional Metadata

http://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html

Purpose The Collection of Amphibians and Reptiles is held for research, outreach, and university-level specimen-based education.
Alternative Identifiers 91025c69-111a-45c0-8440-59cb9efbdff7
https://www.gbif.org/dataset/72848c29-b2fd-4a99-9e99-82fe93eecc5b
http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=asnhc_herp