Checklist of Amphibian Species and Identification Guide: An Online Guide for the Identification of Amphibians in North America north of Mexico
Entry ID: NPWRC_checklistamphibianspecies

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Summary
Abstract: The checklist is one of all amphibian species and subspecies currently
recognized in North America north of Mexico. This list is based on Crother
(2000); published by the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles,
SSAR). Two versions of the list are available, one is sorted by family and then
species name, the other by scientific name only. The advantage of the latter is
that many people ... View entire text
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Description: Metadata in Biological Data Profile format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 89.0   S: 30.0   E: -50.0   W: -140.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
Dataset Title: Checklist of Amphibian Species and Identification Guide: An Online Guide for the Identification of Amphibians in North America north of Mexico
Dataset Release Date: 1997
Dataset Publisher: Jamestown, North Dakota
Version: Version 14OCT2004
Online Resource: http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/herps/amphibid/amphibid.htm
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-01-01
Location Keywords
ISO Topic Category
Quality In some cases the scientific and/or common English names used may not agree
with some of those found in the field guides mentioned above. One reason for
this is that there has been changes in taxonomy since those books were
published. In some cases new species have been identified (especially among
salamanders), in others new ... View entire text
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Use Constraints All images contained hereafter are the property of the said photographer.
They are not to be reproduced, copied, printed, stored, or distributed without
written permission of the photographer.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Biological Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: NPWRC
Contact Address:
8711 37th Street
City: Jamestown
Province or State: North Dakota
Postal Code: 58401
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact Address:
8711 37th Street
City: Jamestown
Province or State: North Dakota
Postal Code: 58401
Publications/References
Crother, B. I. (ed.), 2001, Scientific and Standard English Names of
Amphibians and Reptiles of North America North of Mexico, with Comments
Regarding Confidence in Our Understanding. SSAR Herpetological Circular, 29. iii + 82 pp.

Moriarty, J., and A. M. Bauer, 2000, State and Provincial Amphibian and Reptile Publications for the United States and Canada. SSAR Herpetological Circular 28, 28, 56 pages.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-08-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-12
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