Type specimens of reptiles and amphibians in the U.S. National Museum.

by Cochran, Doris M. in [Washington

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  • Reptiles.,
  • Amphibians.,
  • Type specimens (Natural history)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

LC ClassificationsQ11 .U6 no. 220
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 291 p.
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5840779M
LC Control Number61061059

  Most are vernacular names acknowledging him as the describer of those Cochran, long-time curator of amphibians and reptiles at the national museum of natural history (SmithsonianInstitution) is honored with the names of 11 amphibians (including one genus) and nine : Bo Beolens. These extensive collections and the increased knowledge of New Mexico's herpetofauna resulted in the publication of Amphibians and Reptiles of New Mexico () by W.G. Degenhardt, C.W. Painter & A.H. Price. Currently, there are more t specimens mostly from the Southwestern United States, primarily from New Mexico and Texas. The Division of Reptiles and Amphibians maintains a collection that is worldwide in scope and is the second largest of its kind in the world. Presently, the research collections contain over , catalogued lots representing nearly a half million individual specimens, which includes nearly primary type specimens with high resolution digital images. The average growth . American Museum Novitates. ; Type specimens of Crotalus scutulatus (Chordata: Reptilia: Squamata: Viperidae) re-examined, with new evidence after more than a century of confusion. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.

Holotype, U. S. National Museum + , collected by Dr. P. R. Hoy; no date of collection ing () noted the locations of type specimens. Smith () dis- cussed geographic variation in blotch counts. Dennis () noted A field guide to reptiles and amphibians of eastern and central North America. 2nd. Ed. Houghton MiMin. °F; °C) water is effective, but specimens should be removed shortly after death. Specimens may also be irrmersed in alcohol (% for amphibians; % for reptiles). Though the method is not recommended, bags containing reptiles may also be left exposed to direct sunlight until death from overheating occurs. These contain information from many countries and various states on specimens in our collection and the circumstances of their collection, on species observed during expeditions, records of birds banded and observational records from Michigan, and other similar records. 15 cu. ft. (30 document boxes) Skip to main content. Show MenuAuthor: Amphibians.

Yarrow, Henry C. Check list of North American Reptilia and Batrachia with catalogue of specimens in U. S. National Museum. Bulletin of the United States National Museum (24) Stejneger, Leonhard. Notes on some North American snakes. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 14() Stejneger, Leonhard.   The National Collection of Amphibians and Reptiles is among the largest and most important herpetological collections in the world, consisting of more than , specimen records, representing over , specimens and many thousands of type : Antonella Ward. Vision The Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum strives to be a leader in Southeast Asian biodiversity – in research, education and outreach. We aim to: Nurture public interest in biodiversity and associated environmental issues Maintain and grow a natural heritage knowledge base that focuses on its huge collection of historical and research specimens. Checklist of North American Reptilia and Batrachia with catalogue of specimens in the U.S. National Museum. Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus. [Included a listing of a female specimen from "Owassee," Texas (now USNM ), which does not appear to be a valid locality in the state.

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1– The Division of Amphibians and Reptiles, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, houses and maintains the largest herpetology collection in the world with overspecimens. Our collection, comprised primarily of fluid preserved specimens, includes representatives of about 63% of the approximat known species.

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The catalog presents a list of type-specimen records consisting of 39 holotypes, 52 syntypes, 3 lectotypes, 2. Doris Mable Cochran ( – ) was an American herpetologist and custodian of the American Natural Collection at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., for many years.

[1]Doctoral advisor: Leonhard Hess Stejneger. Check list of North American Reptilia and Batrachia with catalogue of specimens in U.S. National museum. Washington, Govt. Print. Off., (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: H C Yarrow; United States National Museum.

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National Museum (United States National Museum bulletin #; ), by Doris M. Cochran (page images at HathiTrust) Adventures With Reptiles: The Story of Ross Allen (New York: J. Messner, c), by Clarence J. Hylander (page images at HathiTrust).

This publication provides a critical review of the amphibian and reptilian type specimens presented in the collec-tion of the Museum of Nature at V. Karazin Kharkiv National University (Kharkiv.

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National Museum (United States National Museum bulletin #; ), by Doris M. Cochran (page images at HathiTrust) Filed under: Nosology. During the years to the late Mr. Hollister published an account of the East African Mammals in the United States National Museum.

In writing this report on the reptiles and amphibians of the same region I have attempted, as far as circumstances would permit, to model it on the lines of Hollister's by: There are more fish in the world. There are more than 25 thousand species of fish in the world so far (they keep finding more species of fish).

Roy W. McDiarmid is the Project Leader. The North American collection of reptiles and amphibians contains aboutspecimens. This portion of the National Collection is completely computerized; electronic copies on diskette or compact disks, or hard copy reports can be produced in response to requests for.

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Mark O’Shea is curator of the reptile collection at the West Midlands Safari Park, England. He has made several films for television, including programs for the Discovery Channel and O’Shea’s Big Adventure, shown on Animal Planet.

Tim Halliday is a professor emeritus of biology at Open University in the UK. Professor Halliday's academic specialty was in the study of newts, toads, /5(57). Illinois” cited in Yarrow ( Check-list of North American Reptilia and Batrachia with catalogue of specimens in U.S.

National Museum. U.S. National Museum Bulletin pp.). This species was also included in the Davis & Rice list and Garman’s list (see above) on the same authority, but deleted from the Illinois list by Smith (). Type specimens of amphibians and reptiles in the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Article (PDF Available) January with 86 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

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National Museum. Bulletin ) by Laurence Irving: Type specimens of reptiles and amphibians in the U.S. National Museum. by Doris M. Cochran: Three years later, as a result of the expedition in Egypt (organized by The Hungarian Natural History Museum), this collection become larger by nearly amphibians and reptiles.

György Topál’s collecting work (between and ) was also brought specimens from India and Argentina. Cochran, D.C. Type specimens of reptiles and amphibians in the United States National Museum. U.S. National Museum Bulletin () xv + pp. Confluence Consulting Inc. Montana Department of Transportation Wetland Mitigation Monitoring Reports (various sites).

MDT Helena, MT. Confluence Consulting Inc. Museum researchers performing a necropsy on the snake in discovered it weighed pounds and contained 87 eggs, both Florida state records for this invasive species.

The animal was brought to the Museum after it was captured in Everglades National Park as part of a long-term project with the U.S. Department of the Interior to research. Teacher Information Amphibians and Reptiles Desert Lab ©, revised ASDM POST-LAB ACTIVITIES DESERT MUSEUM HERP HUNTER’S EXHIBIT GUIDE Learn about the many variety of herps that reside at the Desert Museum.

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in Scientific and standard English names of amphibians and reptiles of North America north of Mexico, with comments regarding confidence in our understanding.

8th Edition, 2– Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles. Reptiles & Amphibians Brochure & Checklist. It is not surprising that we only have two species of amphibians in the park. Then again, it might be suprising we have any at all, with our warm, dry summer, lack of permanent surface water, and rough terrain.

Leonhard Hess Stejneger of the U.S. National Museum introduced the careful designation of type specimens and type localities into the description of new species, produced an important treatise entitled The Poisonous Snakes of North America (), and later wrote with Thomas Barbour five editions of A Check List of North American Amphibians and.

"A review of the known distributions of 23 species of reptiles and amphibians collected by J.J. Major supposedly at Guadalajara, Jalisco, indicates that the majority of the specimens came from a locality or localities on or near the coast, the state of Colima being the most likely source.Cochran, Doris M.

Type specimens of reptiles and am­ phibians in the U.S. National Museum. U.S. Nat. Mus. Bull. ():xvi + Cooper, J. G. Report on reptiles collected on the survey.

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