Catalog #: 19898
Taxon: Chionactis occipitalis talpina Klauber, 1951
Family: Colubridae
Collector: B.H. Banta   BHB-55-400   
Date: 1955-06-08
Verbatim Date: 8 Jun 1955
Locality: United States, Nevada, Nye Co., Amargosa Desert, Nevada Hwy 29 [= Hwy 373], 1.9 mi S of Lathrop Wells
36.6165708889  -116.4044096944 +-496m.  NAD27
Georeference Remarks: Lathrop Wells is another name for the city Amargosa Valley (not to be confused with the summit called Lathrop Wells Cone); Hwy 29 = Previous designation for Nevada 373 from Nevada 5/U.S. 95 south to California State Line (to California 127)
Elevation: 838 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 2750 ft
Habitat: 22:58 DOR.
Preparations: Alcohol
Specimen Images
Usage Rights: CC0 (Public-domain)
Rights Holder: California Academy of Sciences
Record Id: 98405458-ffde-4d01-a805-fc694832134a
Occurrence ID (GUID): urn:catalog:CAS:SUR:19898
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