MCZ Herpetology R-6020

Alsophis caymanus

Syntype of Alsophis caymanus

Date Collected:


Central America: Cayman Islands: West Indies: Grand Cayman | [no specific locality data]

Current Identification
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Lepidosauromorpha Squamata Serpentes Colubroidea Colubridae
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: Garman/1887

Garman 1887, page 276, Syntype of Alsophis caymanus
Media type: text; Garman 1887 Description: text;

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Shows Publication: Garman 1887 Description: text

  • muse location number: ZR6020

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 2021-10-29
subsampled by=Rina Morisawa   determined date=2021-10-22   determined by=Rina Morisawa  
whole animal (ethanol) good in collection 1 History (3)

Attribute Value Determination On
associated grant Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR) By: Rina Morisawa 2021-10-29

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  • CURRENT ID = Alsophis cantherigerus caymanus | original ledger entry notes: "purchase" | original specimen remarks: "Size: 5 specimens"

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  • Continent:
  • Central America
  • Country:
  • Cayman Islands
  • Island Group:
  • West Indies
  • Island:
  • Grand Cayman
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • [no specific locality data]
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Grans Cayman Isl.
  • Georeference:
  • 19.3333330°, -81.250000° (Error radius: 22000m) By: Brendan Haley on 2019-03-25 (Source: GEOLocate batch georeferencing, 2019-03-25)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1886-08-01 / 1886-08-31
  • Verbatim Date:
  • 0/8/1886-0/8/1886
  • Collector:
  • William B. Richardson

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Media type: text; Herpetology R-6001;  R-6002;  R-6003;  R-6004;  R-6005;  R-6006;  R-6007;  R-6008;  R-6009;  R-6010;  R-6011;  R-6012;  R-6013;  R-6014;  R-6015;  R-6016;  R-6017;  R-6018;  R-6019;  R-6020;  R-6021;  R-6022;  R-6023;  R-6024;  R-6025 Description: MCZ Herpetology Reptiles 004001-008000, pg.81;

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Ledger Entry for: 25 cataloged items from MCZ:Herp:R-6001 Trogonophis wiegmanni to MCZ:He...

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