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Syntype of Cistudo ornata

Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 1998-02-03

North America: United States: Iowa: Polk | Des Moines

Media of type image, MCZ:Herp:R-1536 Identified as Terrapene ornata ornata type status Syntype of Cistudo ornata| Voucher of Cistudo ornata.

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MCZ:Herp:R-1536 Terrapene ornata ornata. Syntype.

Media of type image, MCZ:Herp:R-1536 Identified as Terrapene ornata ornata type status Syntype of Cistudo ornata| Voucher of Cistudo ornata.

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MCZ:Herp:R-1536 Terrapene ornata ornata. Syntype.

Media of type image, MCZ:Herp:R-1536 Identified as Terrapene ornata ornata type status Syntype of Cistudo ornata| Voucher of Cistudo ornata.

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MCZ:Herp:R-1536 Terrapene ornata ornata. Syntype.

Current Identification
Terrapene ornata ornata (Agassiz, 1857)
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Anapsida Testudinata Cryptodira Testudinoidea Emydidae
Common Name(s): Plains Box Turtle; Western Box Turtle; ornate box turtle
Determiner: Alexander Agassizlinked data icon
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: AAgassiz/1857
Previous Identification
Cistudo ornata Agassiz, 1857
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Anapsida Testudinata Cryptodira Testudinoidea Emydidae
Determiner: Alexander Agassizlinked data icon
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: AAgassiz/1857

Media of type text, Agassiz 1857. Description:text

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Agassiz 1857 Description: text

Media of type text, Barbour and Loveridge 1929. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. LXIX no. 10

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Barbour and Loveridge 1929 Description: MCZ Bulletin Vol. LXIX no. 10

  • muse location number: ZR1536

Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (95% ethanol) good in collection 1 History
Remarks: muscle; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2022-03-16
subsampled by=Rina Morisawa   determined date=2022-02-08   determined by=Rina Morisawa  
whole animal (ethanol) unchecked in collection 1 History

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Rina Morisawa 2022-03-16

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  • Continent:
  • North America
  • Country:
  • United States
  • State/Province:
  • Iowa
  • County:
  • Polk
  • Specific Locality:
  • Des Moines
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • IA,Des Moines
  • Georeference:
  • 41.5699882, -93.610221 (Error radius: 6.169mi) By: KLK (INHS) on 2005-12-22 (Source: USGS Quad DesMoines SE 1956)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1700-01-01 / 1998-02-03
  • Verbatim Date:
  • [no verbatim date data]
  • Collecting Event Remarks:
  • End of date collected range set to latest date of data entry for a cataloged item in this collecting event
  • Collector:
  • John H. Rauch

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Media of type text, Herpetology R-1526;R-1527;R-1528;R-1529;R-1530;R-1531;R-1532;R-1533;R-1534;R-1535;R-1536;R-1537;R-1538;R-1539;R-1540;R-1541;R-1542;R-1543;R-1544;R-1545;R-1546;R-1547;R-1548;R-1549;R-1550. Description:MCZ Herpetology Reptiles 000001-004000, pg.62

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Ledger page for: Herpetology Description: MCZ Herpetology Reptiles 000001-004000, pg.62

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