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MCZ Herpetology R-51550

Gymnodactylus serpensinsulae

Holotype of Gymnodactylus serpensinsulae

Date Collected:


Africa: Mauritius | Serpent Island

Current Identification
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Lepidosauromorpha Squamata Sauria Gekkonidae
Determiner: Arthur Loveridgelinked data icon
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: ALoveridge/1951; Identification Made Date: 1951

Loveridge 1951, page 91, Holotype of Gymnodactylus serpensinsulae CURRENT ID = Cyrtodactylus serpensinsula
Media type: text, Loveridge 1951 Description: text

(Media Record)(media file)

Loveridge 1951 Description: text

  • muse location number: ZR51550

Part Condition Disposition Count
tissue (95% ethanol) good in collection 1 History
Remarks: liver/muscle; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2021-11-12
subsampled by=Rina Morisawa   determined date=2021-11-05   determined by=Rina Morisawa  
whole animal (ethanol) fair in collection 1 History (3)

Attribute Value Determination On
sex female By: Arthur Loveridge
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Rina Morisawa 2021-11-12

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  • CURRENT ID = Cyrtodactylus serpensinsula | original ledger entry notes: "Received from: Mauritius Institute / publication (Loveridge, 1951) of holotype description gives 1948 as collection year... as does wet label wi TYPE"

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  • Continent:
  • Africa
  • Country:
  • Mauritius
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • Serpent Island
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Serpent Island,northeast of Mauritius
  • Georeference:
  • -19.818659, 57.8061620 (Error radius: 500m) By: Cleo Falvey on 2020-05-20 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Collected On:
  • 1946-11-26
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 26/11/1946-26/11/1946
  • Collector:
  • Theodore S. Jones

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Media type: text, Herpetology R-51501; R-51502; R-51503; R-51504; R-51505; R-51506; R-51507; R-51508; R-51509; R-51510; R-51511; R-51512; R-51513; R-51514; R-51515; R-51516; R-51517; R-51518; R-51519; R-51520; R-51521; R-51522; R-51523; R-51524; R-51525; R-51526; R-51527; R-51528; R-51529; R-51530; R-51531; R-51532; R-51533; R-51534; R-51535; R-51536; R-51537; R-51538; R-51539; R-51540; R-51541; R-51542; R-51543; R-51544; R-51545; R-51546; R-51547; R-51548; R-51549; R-51550 Description: MCZ Herpetology Reptiles 044001-056050, pg.151

(Media Record)(media file)

Ledger page for: MCZ:Herp:R-51501 Description: MCZ Herpetology Reptiles 044001-056050, pg.151

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