BYU Herpetology Collection
The Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum is located at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. The Herpetology Collection contains more than 39,000 specimens and 30 type specimens representing 116 Families, 1033 Genera, and 5705 species as of January 5, 2016.
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Global coverage, with representation from Southeast Asia, the South Pacific, central Africa, Madagascar, Australia, Latin America, and substantial holdings for North America, specifically the western United States.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|
The collection includes some species that are very rare, such as the recently rediscovered Leopard frog Rana onca.