New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science (NMMNHS) Amphibian and Reptile specimens (Arctos)
The NMMNHS Amphibian and Reptile Collection is a small a small collection of approximately 50 specimens from the Southwestern US. Most of the specimens are fluid-preserved, with a few skeletonized. The collection grows from salvage and incidental catches.
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Southwestern United States
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [30.6, -122.256], North East [38.548, -102.129]|
Amphibians and Reptiles
|Collection Name||New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science (NMMNHS) Amphibian and Reptile specimens|
|Parent Collection Identifier||NMMNH|
|Specimen preservation methods||Alcohol|
|Purpose||The amphibian and reptile collection preserves and interprets the distinctive natural and scientific heritage of herpetology in New Mexico and is held for research, exhibits and programs designed to ignite a passion for lifelong learning.|