Occurrence record: Herpetology:107

PreservedSpecimen of Ambystoma gracile (Baird, 1859) | Northwestern Salamander recorded on 1914-10-16


Data resource Royal BC Museum - Herpetology Collection
Institution code Royal British Columbia Museum
Supplied institution code "RBCM"
Collection code Royal British Columbia Museum - Herpetology Collection
Catalog number 107
Occurrence ID RBCM:Herpetology:107
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Specimen Nature: wet | Preservative: Isopropanol - 40%
Identified by Stan Orchard
Identified date 1989-03-11
Collector Bird, M.
Supplied as "M. Bird"
Sex undetermined
Individual count 1
Life stage adult
License CC-BY-NC
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Owner institution code RBCM
Rightsholder Royal BC Museum
Dataset name Royal BC Museum - Herpetology Collection
Language en
Occurrence status present
Institution ID http://grbio.org/cool/gayt-20cg
Collection code Herpetology
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1989-03-11


Collecting date 1914-10-16
Supplied as year:1914  month:10  day:16 
Date precision Day
Event remarks autumn


Scientific name Ambystoma gracile (Baird, 1859)
Supplied scientific name "Ambystoma gracile decorticatum"
Taxon rank species
Supplied as "subspecies"
Common name Northwestern Salamander
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Amphibia
Order Caudata
Family Ambystomatidae
Genus Ambystoma
Species Ambystoma gracile
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Higher taxon match
The match is based on the higher level classification.
Name parse type wellformed
Infraspecific epithet decorticatum
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Country Canada
State / Province British Columbia
Locality Prince Rupert
Latitude 54.316666667
Longitude -130.31666667
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference sources Herpetology Data Conversion
Continent North America
Georeference remarks Lat/Long Approximate
Country code CA

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