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  • Herpetology A-85738 MCZ Herpetology
  • Lithobates catesbeianus
  • whole animal (ethanol)
  • Nantucket
  • North America: United States: Massachusetts: Nantucket
  • 1853-1853 (1853-01-01 - 1853-12-31)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Lithobates catesbeianus (Shaw, 1802)
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Lissamphibia Anura Ranoidea Ranidae Lithobates catesbeianus
American bullfrog
Identified by systematic card
Nature of ID: taxonomic revision
Remarks: SICA: Rana catesbeiana
Rana catesbeiana Shaw, 1802
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Lissamphibia Anura Ranoidea Ranidae Rana catesbeiana
American bullfrog; Bullfrog
Identified by Shaw
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: Shaw
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Massachusetts
County: Nantucket
Specific Locality: Nantucket
Verbatim Locality: Massachusetts: Nantucket
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 41.2503° -70.2089° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 6.629 mi
MRP (MCZ); 2004-11-16; Source: Alexandria Digital Library Gazetteer
Coordinate Remarks: Used coordinates for Nantucket Is. ISLAND. Extent estimated 6.628 radius, measured island. (Calculated Error - Named place only)
Collecting Date: 1853-1853 (1853-01-01 - 1853-12-31)
muse location number: ZA85733
previous number: MCZ A-97
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (ethanol) fair in collection 1
age class: metamorph
  Joe Martinez
Remarks: Collector and collecting date incorrect in catalogue, see catalogue entry for A-97, JMartinez 02APR2012
MCZ Herpetology Amphibia 080851-090500, pg.96

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MCZ Herpetology Amphibia 080851-090500, pg.96