Royal Saskatchewan Museum - Herpetology Collection

Latest version published by Royal Saskatchewan Museum on Jun 3, 2020 Royal Saskatchewan Museum

The Herpetology collection consists of 650 skeletons, wet specimens, and tissue samples of reptiles and amphibians. 77% of the specimens are from Saskatchewan, and include 20 of the 21 species known to occur in the province.

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 642 records.

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

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Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Frier D (2020): Royal Saskatchewan Museum - Herpetology Collection. v1.2. Royal Saskatchewan Museum. Dataset/Occurrence. https://doi.org/10.5886/vu3jns

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Royal Saskatchewan Museum. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 289f7f33-8ac4-4779-9883-e713f2aa5250.  Royal Saskatchewan Museum publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Canada Biodiversity Information Facility.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Danae Frier
Curatorial Assistant - Vertebrate Zoology
Royal Saskatchewan Museum 2340 Albert St S4P 2V7 Regina Saskatchewan CA 3067874852

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Danae Frier
Curatorial Assistant - Vertebrate Zoology
Royal Saskatchewan Museum 2340 Albert St S4P 2V7 Regina Saskatchewan CA 3067874852
Ray Poulin
Head of Research and Collections, Curator - Vertebrate Zoology
Royal Saskatchewan Museum 2340 Albert St S4P 2V7 Regina Saskatchewan CA 3067872801

Who filled in the metadata:

Danae Frier
Curatorial Assistant - Vertebrate Zoology
Royal Saskatchewan Museum 2340 Albert St S4P 2V7 Regina Saskatchewan CA 3067874852

Geographic Coverage

This collection contains specimens primarily from Saskatchewan, Canada, with occasional representation from other parts of Canada or North America.

Bounding Coordinates South West [8.407, -136.406], North East [72.816, -56.25]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Class  Amphibia,  Reptilia

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1905-01-01 / 2018-01-01

Collection Data

Collection Name Royal Saskatchewan Museum
Collection Identifier RSKM
Parent Collection Identifier RSKM

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 10.5886/vu3jns
289f7f33-8ac4-4779-9883-e713f2aa5250
https://data.canadensys.net/ipt/resource?r=rskm-herpetology