University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates (UWYMV) Herpetology specimens

Latest version published by University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates on Feb 8, 2021 University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates

The UWYMV Herp Collection houses mainly historic specimens from the early to mid-1900s, with the majority of specimens collected from the state of Wyoming, including specimens of Wyoming Toads (Anaxyrus baxteri) collected by Baxter on the Laramie plains. The collection has recently begun to take in modern specimens, including genetic samples.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 390 records. 1 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Occurrence (core)
    390
  • Multimedia 
    0

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

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Data as a DwC-A file download 390 records in English (54 KB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (11 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (8 KB)

Versions

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How to cite

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University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: b11cbb9e-8ee0-4d9a-8eac-da5d5ab53a31.  University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Matthew Carling
Curator
University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center 82071 Laramie WY US (307) 766-6169
http://www.uwyo.edu/carlinglab
Elizabeth Wommack
Staff Curator
University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center, 1000 E. University Ave. 82071 Laramie WY US (307) 766-6227
http://uwymv.org/

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Matthew Carling
Curator
University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center 82071 Laramie WY US (307) 766-6169
http://www.uwyo.edu/carlinglab
Elizabeth Wommack
Staff Curator
University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center, 1000 E. University Ave. 82071 Laramie WY US (307) 766-6227
http://uwymv.org/

Who filled in the metadata:

Matthew Carling
Curator
University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center 82071 Laramie WY US (307) 766-6169
http://www.uwyo.edu/carlinglab
Elizabeth Wommack
Staff Curator
University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center, 1000 E. University Ave. 82071 Laramie WY US (307) 766-6227
http://uwymv.org/

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
Laura Russell
VertNet Programmer
Programmer
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley
Point Of Contact
Dusty McDonald
Arctos Database Programmer
University of Alaska Museum
http://arctos.database.museum
Elizabeth Wommack
Collections Manager
University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center 82071 Laramie WY US (307) 766-6227

Geographic Coverage

The UWYMV herp collection has global coverage, but the majority of historic holdings are from Wyoming and the western and central United States

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Taxonomic Coverage

Taxonomic coverage of the UWYMV herp collection is historically focused on Nearctic families

Class  Amphibia, Reptilia

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1927-present

Collection Data

Collection Name University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates (UWYMV) Herptology specimens
Collection Identifier UWYMV:Herp
Parent Collection Identifier UWYMV

Additional Metadata

http://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html

Purpose The mission of the University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates is to document and understand regional and global biodiversity through the acquisition and investigation of collections made by museum faculty, staff, and students to advance academic knowledge and public appreciation of the natural world.
Alternative Identifiers b11cbb9e-8ee0-4d9a-8eac-da5d5ab53a31
http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=uwymv_herp