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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;

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Shows Publication: 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;

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Ledger Entry for: 50 cataloged items from MCZ:Herp:R-51501 Philothamnus semivariegatus se...

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