Cowan Tetrapod Collection - Herpetol…

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Cowan Tetrapod Collection - Herpetology

Description

The Cowan Tetrapod Collection herpetology holdings of 206 species is principally a North American synoptic collection. 84% of the living species known to occur in British Columbia are represented. The collection was founded by Dr. Ian McTaggart-Cowan. The herpetology collection is housed at the University of British Columbia Beaty Biodiversity Museum, which contains approximately 2 million natural history specimens.

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Date range: Jan 1, 1931 - Jan 1, 2013

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Administrative contact
Ildiko Szabo
Assistant Curator
University of British Columbia Beaty Biodiversity Museum 2212 Main Mall V6T 1Z4 Vancouver BC Canada
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Ildiko Szabo
Assistant Curator
University of British Columbia Beaty Biodiversity Museum 2212 Main Mall V6T 1Z4 Vancouver BC Canada
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Ildiko Szabo
Assistant Curator
University of British Columbia Beaty Biodiversity Museum 2212 Main Mall V6T 1Z4 Vancouver BC Canada

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University of British Columbia

Publication Date

Apr 26, 2014

Registration Date

May 8, 2013

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Taxonomic Coverage

36 out of 43 British Columbia species.

CLASS
Reptilia (Reptiles), Amphibia (Amphibians)

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Global in scope but principally a North American Synoptic collection with a Western Canada emphasis.

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Global in scope but principally a North American Synoptic collection with a Western Canada emphasis.

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John Wieczorek
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Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at Berkeley
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