Institutional Collection: Amphibian and Reptile Specimens

Collection Information

CollectionCode: 
Herp
Status of Collection: 
Active
Accession Status: 
Institutional
Collection Description: 

The UWYMV Herp Collection is a small collection of older specimens mostly from Wyoming. There are currently no genetic resources associated with this collection. The most important specimens are Wyoming Toads (Anaxyrus baxteri) collected by Baxter on the Laramie plains.

Collection Content Type: 
Biological: Preserved organisms, their parts & products
Biological: Animal-derived (skins, eggs, feathers, etc.)
Biological: Molecular derivatives (DNA, RNA, proteins) (non-human)
Preservation Type: 
Sample Treatment: Dried
Sample Treatment: Fluid preserved
Sample Treatment: Skeletonized
Storage Environment: Ambient controlled (indoors)
Storage Environment: Frozen (-80)
Access Eligibility and Rules: 
The UWYMV Herp (Amphibian and Reptile) Collection is available to visitors by advanced appointment and specimens are sent out on loans upon request. Access and loan information can be found on the UWYMV website: http://www.uwymv.org/search/
LSID: 
(empty)
Cool URI: 
http://grbio.org/cool/jk75-hhxa

Collection's Mailing Address

Mailing Address 1: 
University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates
Mailing Address 2: 
Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center
Mailing Address 3: 
1000 E. University Ave
City/Town: 
Laramie
State/Province: 
WY
Postal/Zip Code: 
82071
Country: 
USA

Collection Contact Information

Primary Contact: 
  • Created: 17 March 2016 - 5:53pm EDT
  • Updated: 18 March 2016 - 10:50am EDT
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