University of Alberta Amphibian and Reptile Collection

FULL TITLE

University of Alberta Amphibian and Reptile Collection (UAMZ)

DESCRIPTION

The Amphibian and Reptile Collection is an active teaching and research resource containing approximately 4,000 specimens. It holds the largest collection of preserved reptiles and amphibians from Alberta, as well as many exotic specimens from North America and around the world. The collection has been instrumental in monitoring various reptile and amphibian populations, and has helped University of Alberta researchers take action on the declining Northern Leopard Frogs and Canadian Toad populations.

TEMPORAL COVERAGES

Living time period: 20-21st century

LANGUAGE OF METADATA

ENGLISH

LANGUAGE OF DATA

ENGLISH

ADMINISTRATIVE CONTACT

Cindy Paszkowski

METADATA AUTHOR

Bryan Brunet

ORIGINATOR

Cindy Paszkowski