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  • Cryogenic 4378 MCZ Cryogenic
  • Scincidae
  • tissue (ethanol); tissue (ethanol) sample
  • From new Mg road heading west to Chunga, left on track to Makumbi Camp; burnt site with baobab and acacia trees
  • Africa: Zambia
  • 1-Jul-15
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Scincidae Gray, 1825
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Lepidosauromorpha Squamata Sauria Scincidae
Identified by Aaron M. Bauer
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: Unidentified skink
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Africa
Country: Zambia
Specific Locality: From new Mg road heading west to Chunga, left on track to Makumbi Camp; burnt site with baobab and acacia trees
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: -14.97324° 25.99428° (unknown)
Jeff L. Weinell; 2015-07-01; unknown
Collecting Date: 1-Jul-15
Collecting Event Remarks: skink escaped but dropped its tail
Collectors
Jeff L. Weinell
Margarita Metallinou
Matthew P. Heinicke
Identifiers
collector number: AMB9348
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
tissue (ethanol) good in collection 1 tail; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2016-03-11
tissue (ethanol) good on loan 1
Attributes
Associated MCZ Collection: Herpetology
  [no agent data]
age class: adult
  Aaron M. Bauer, 2015-07-01