University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) Amphibian and Reptile Specimens (Arctos)

Occurrence
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Description

The UNRMNH Herp collection includes approximately 4500 specimens with a focus on Nevada.

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 4,547 records.

2 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)
4547
ResourceRelationship 
4170
Multimedia 
0

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Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

The University of Nevada Reno Museum of Natural History Reptile and Amphibian Collection. Individual catalog records should be cited by the catalof record url: http://arctos.database.museum/guid/UNR:Herp:1.

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is University of Nevada, Reno. 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: c62f7574-d65a-4018-87a2-b96d6df5231b.  University of Nevada, Reno 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

Alexandra Coconis
Christoffer Feldman
  • Point Of Contact
Associate Museum Director, Curator, and Professor
University of Nevada, Reno
775-784-4053
David Bloom
  • Programmer
VertNet Coordinator
Dusty McDonald
  • Programmer
Arctos Database Programmer
John Wieczorek
  • Programmer
Information Architect

Geographic Coverage

Primarily Nevada and the Western United States.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Class Amphibia, Reptilia

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1934-present

Collection Data

Collection Name University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) Amphibian and Reptile Specimens
Collection Identifier https://arctos.database.museum/collection/UNR:Herp
Parent Collection Identifier UNR
Specimen preservation methods

Additional Metadata

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

Purpose Collections serve important teaching and research functions for multiple classes and labs at UNR.
Alternative Identifiers c62f7574-d65a-4018-87a2-b96d6df5231b
https://ipt.vertnet.org/resource?r=unr_herps