DMNS Herp Collection (Arctos)
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science Amphibian and Reptile Collection is a small, but growing collection of approximately 1000 specimens primarily from the western US. The bulk of specimens are fluid-preserved, with some skeletal preparations, and associated frozen tissues. The collection grows primarily as a result of incidental bycatch from invertebrate surveys and salvage activities.
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Worldwide with focus on Rocky Mountains and Great Plains regions.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|
|Living Time Period||1960's-present|
|Collection Name||Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) Amphibian and reptile specimens|
|Parent Collection Identifier||DMNS|
|Specimen preservation methods||Alcohol, Dried, Deep frozen|
|Purpose||Natural History Research and Education|