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  • Cryogenic 4379 MCZ Cryogenic
  • Trachylepis sp.
  • tissue (ethanol); tissue (ethanol) sample
  • Termite mound along track from Natural Resource Lab to boarding houses, Copperbelt University, Kitwe
  • Africa: Zambia
  • 20-Jun-15
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Trachylepis sp.
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Lepidosauromorpha Squamata Sauria Scincidae Trachylepis
Identified by Aaron M. Bauer
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Africa
Country: Zambia
Specific Locality: Termite mound along track from Natural Resource Lab to boarding houses, Copperbelt University, Kitwe
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: -12.80816° 28.24437° (unknown)
Jeff L. Weinell; 2015-06-20; unknown
Collecting Date: 20-Jun-15
Collecting Event Remarks: skink escaped but dropped its tail
Collectors
Jeff L. Weinell
Margarita Metallinou
Identifiers
collector number: AMB9296
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, 2015-06-20