MCZ Herpetology A-10330

Mertensophryne ushoranus

Holotype of Bufo ushoranus

Date Collected:

1921-11-07

Africa: Tanzania: Singida | Ulugu, Usshora, TT

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Current Identification
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Lissamphibia Anura Bufonoidea Bufonidae
Determiner: Catalog
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: Catalog/1996
Previous Identifications
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Lissamphibia Anura Bufonoidea Bufonidae
Determiner: Catalog
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: Catalog/1996
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Lissamphibia Anura Bufonoidea Bufonidae
Determiner: Arthur Loveridgelinked data icon
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: ALoveridge/1932

Loveridge 1932, page 45, Holotype of Bufo ushoranus

  • muse location number: ZA10330

Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (95% ethanol) good in collection 1 History
Remarks: liver; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2021-08-05
subsampled by = José Rosado   determined date=2021-06-27   determined by=Rina Morisawa  
whole animal (ethanol) unchecked in collection 1 History

Attribute Value Determination On
sex female [no agent data], Method: MCZ 2008-12-02
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Rina Morisawa 2021-08-05

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  • OCE by ALoveridge; TYPE: CURR ID = Mertensophryne ushoranus; Occ Papers Boston Soc Nat Hist, 8, p 45

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  • Continent:
  • Africa
  • Country:
  • Tanzania
  • State/Province:
  • Singida
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • Tanzania, United Republic of
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/1001752 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • Ulugu, Usshora, TT
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Ulugu, Usshora, T.T.
  • Georeference:
  • -4.6681140°, 34.2257020° (Error radius: 3.795mi) By: Maureen Flannery on 2005-08-01 (Source: Digital Chart of the World (DCW), non-USGS 1:1,000,000.)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1921-11-07
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 7/11/1921-7/11/1921
  • Collector:
  • Arthur Loveridgelinked data icon

  • None

Media type: text; Herpetology A-10326;  A-10327;  A-10328;  A-10329;  A-10330;  A-10331;  A-10332;  A-10333;  A-10334;  A-10335;  A-10336;  A-10337;  A-10338;  A-10339;  A-10340;  A-10341;  A-10342;  A-10343;  A-10344;  A-10345;  A-10346;  A-10347;  A-10348;  A-10349;  A-10350 Description: MCZ Herpetology Amphibia 008001-014000, pg.94;

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