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Geographic Distribution of Type Localities of Recent Amphibians and Nonavian Reptiles in the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Javier A. Rodríguez-Robles, David A. Good and David B. Wake

in Brief History of Herpetology in the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, with a List of Type Specimens of Recent Amphibians and Reptiles

Published by University of California Press

Published in print January 2003 | ISBN: 9780520238183
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520930001 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520238183.003.0003
Geographic Distribution of Type Localities of Recent Amphibians and Nonavian Reptiles in the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

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This chapter provides a list of all taxa known to be present in the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology as of December 31, 2001, whose geographic place of capture constitutes a type of locality. The nature of the type material in the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology—holotype, neotype, syntypes, or paratopotypes—is indicated by an “H,” “N,” “S,” or “P,” correspondingly, in parenthesis after the name of each taxon as given in the original description.

Keywords: taxa; neotype; syntypes; paratopotypes; Lacertidae

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Subjects: History of Science and Technology

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