The UNR herp collection houses nearly 6000 reptiles and amphibians, predominantly from the Great Basin Desert, with an emphasis on local ecological communities in northern Nevada and eastern California. The collection began in the mid 1930s, and has seen growth in the 1950s, 1970s, and 1990s. We also maintain a small tissue collection of more recently acquired specimens.
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