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Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (MVZ), University of California, Berkeley
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The MVZ herp collection is global, with especially strong holdings from western North America and important series from Latin America and Asia.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|
The MVZ herp collection is taxonomically synoptic and contains representatives of every Amphibian and Reptile Order. Among Amphibians, over 87% of families and 53% of genera are represented. Among Reptiles, over 90% of families and 65% of genera are represented.
|Living Time Period||1861 to present|