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Kenneth S. Norris Center for Natural History (UCSC), University of California, Santa Cruz Amphibian and Reptile Specimens (Arctos)
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Amphibians and reptiles from California and the Western US are well represented. Series from Australia are also present.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|
Major families of reptiles and amphibians native to North America are represented, with sparse coverage of other international families.
|Living Time Period||1905 to present|