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  • Herpetology A-6637 MCZ Herpetology
  • Caecilia gracilis
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • probably Paramaribo, Dutch Guiana
  • South America: Suriname: Paramaribo
  • [no verbatim date data] (1803-07-20 - 1858-07-26)
Caecilia gracilis Shaw, 1802
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Lissamphibia Gymnophiona Caeciliaidae Caecilia gracilis
Identified by Shaw
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: Shaw
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: South America
Country: Suriname
State/Province: Paramaribo
Specific Locality: probably Paramaribo, Dutch Guiana
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1803-07-20 - 1858-07-26)
Collecting Event Remarks: Mistranscribed from F. W. Cragin Sr. New begin date from DOB and DOD
Francis W. Cragin Sr.
collector number: BSNH-576
muse location number: ZA6637
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) unchecked unknown 1
Remarks: original BSNH number as per Boston Society of Natural History herpetology ledger, original ledger entry lists identification as 'Caecilia lumbricoides', has no information regarding locality, collector, or collecting date 02JUL2015 JMartinez
MCZ Herpetology Amphibia 003001-008000, pg.146

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MCZ Herpetology Amphibia 003001-008000, pg.146