Ohio Wesleyan University Amphibian Specimens (Arctos)

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Description

The amphibian collections of the Ohio Wesleyan University Museum of Natural History consist of approximately 1,400 specimens preserved in alcohol. The majority of the specimens are from Ohio, though several are from other states and countries. The vast majority of the collection consists of salamanders, frogs, and toads, with a small collection of caecilians from the Seychelles.

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Ohio Wesleyan University Museum of Natural History Amphibian Collection

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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 9d691e2b-fdf1-4d06-beae-f95fb2bbe69c.  Ohio Wesleyan University Museum of Natural History publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen; Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Josh Pletcher
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Student Curator
Ohio Wesleyan University Museum of Natural History
43015 Delaware
Ohio
US
19706320027
Lisa Tabak
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Curatorial Director
Ohio Wesleyan University Museum of Natural History
90 S Henry St, SCSC 166
43015 Delaware
Ohio
US
1-740-368-3887
Eric Gangloff
  • Curator
Assistant Professor of Zoology
Ohio Wesleyan University Museum of Natural History
43015 Delaware
Ohio
US
1-740-368-3892
David Bloom
  • Programmer
Vertnet Coordinator
John Wieczorek
  • Programmer
Information Architect
Dusty McDonald
  • Programmer
Arctos Database Programmer

Geographic Coverage

Ohio, Seychelles

Bounding Coordinates South West [37.936, -85.518], North East [42.812, -80.068]

Taxonomic Coverage

Anura, Urodela, Caecilia

Class Amphibia
Order Anura, Urodela, Caecilia

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1900-Present

Collection Data

Collection Name Ohio Wesleyan University Amphibian Specimens
Collection Identifier https://arctos.database.museum/collection/OWU:Amph
Parent Collection Identifier OWU

Additional Metadata

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

Purpose Amphibians of Ohio
Alternative Identifiers OWMZ
9d691e2b-fdf1-4d06-beae-f95fb2bbe69c
https://ipt.vertnet.org/resource?r=owu_amph