AUMNH Herpetology Voucher Collection

Latest version published by Auburn University Museum DiGIR Provider on Jun 21, 2019 Auburn University Museum DiGIR Provider

The amphibian and reptile collections at Auburn University include ca. 40,000 specimens. The collections primarily are stored in alcohol, but include extensive skeletal materials (primarily turtles), cleared and stained specimens, amphibian larvae, eggs, and digital records (photograph, sound, and video files).

Data Records

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Auburn University Museum of Natural History Herpetology Collection

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Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

David Laurencio
Collections Manager, Tetrapods
Auburn University Museum of Natural History 101 Rouse Life Sciences Building 36849 Auburn University AL US +01 334-844-9127
http://aumnh.org

Who can answer questions about the resource:

David Laurencio
Collections Manager, Tetrapods
Auburn University Museum of Natural History 101 Rouse Life Sciences Building 36849 Auburn University AL US +01 334-844-9127
http://aumnh.org

Who filled in the metadata:

David Laurencio
Collections Manager, Tetrapods
Auburn University Museum of Natural History 101 Rouse Life Sciences Building 36849 Auburn University AL US +01 334-844-9127
http://aumnh.org

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
David Bloom
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley
Curator
Craig Guyer
Curator of Amphibians and Reptiles
Auburn University Museum of Natural History 331 Funchess Hall 36849 Auburn University AL US +01 334-844-9232
http://aumnh.org

Geographic Coverage

This is the premiere collection of amphibians and reptiles of Alabama and includes significant holdings from the southeastern United States. Representative vouchered specimens from across the US are included as are significant series of Caribbean specimens that are invasive to South Florida and series of anoles from Mexico and Costa Rica.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Class  Amphibia,  Reptilia

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 3cc72eb1-0f9e-496d-96e9-3cf6f7d94b0a
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