Abilene Christian University Amphibian and reptile Specimens (Arctos)

Occurrence
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Description

The ACUNHC Herpetology Collection is comprised of 213 specimens. The vast majority of the collection is from Taylor and Jones County, Texas.

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 227 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)
227
Multimedia 
0

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Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Abilene Christian University Amphibian and Reptile Collection. Individual catalog records should be cited as https://arctos.database.museum/guid/ACUNHC:Herp: followed by the integer catalog number.

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Abilene Christian University Natural History Collection. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC 4.0) License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 9b815eba-ff70-444d-a8fa-a2311bf4dd90.  Abilene Christian University Natural History Collection publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen; Occurrence

Contacts

Thomas Lee
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Professor
Department of Biology, Abilene Christian University
US
Rebecca Hunter
  • Point Of Contact
Associate Professor
Department of Biology, Abilene Christian University
David Bloom
  • Programmer
VertNet Coordinator
John Wieczorek
  • Programmer
Information Architect

Geographic Coverage

Collections made primarily from Texas with small numbers from other states and Mexico.

Bounding Coordinates South West [21.617, -126.562], North East [47.754, -66.797]

Taxonomic Coverage

Amphibians and reptiles from North America

Class Amphibia, Reptilia

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1900-present

Collection Data

Collection Name Abilene Christian University Amphibian and reptile specimens
Collection Identifier https://arctos.database.museum/collection/ACUNHC:Herp
Parent Collection Identifier ACUNHC
Specimen preservation methods Alcohol

Additional Metadata

Arctos Data Ownership and Use: http://arctosdb.org/home/data/; http://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html

Purpose Education and research.
Alternative Identifiers 9b815eba-ff70-444d-a8fa-a2311bf4dd90
https://ipt.vertnet.org/resource?r=acunhc_herp