ZUEC-REP - Coleção de Répteis do Museu de Zoologia da UNICAMP

UNICAMP - Universidade Estadual de Campinas
Museu de Zoologia ''Adão José Cardoso'', Instituto de Biologia
Campinas - SP - Brazil

The Reptilia collection of the Museu de Zoologia "Prof. Adão José Cardoso" located at the Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP) has approximately 3.184 recorded specimens, mainly Squamata. The collection is derived from surveys of programs, travel, and projects developed with institutional basis for teachers, researchers and graduate students, and the programme of Post-Graduate Studies in Ecology (based in the Departamento de Zoologia, Instituto de Biologia, UNICAMP). The material is preserved in alcohol 70%, including 7 holotypes and 31paratypes. Only six specimens are preserved dry. The specimens come from different geographical regions of Brazil, and has been made since the mid-1970, subsequently to the above-mentioned period, it was taking body with the inclusion of copies of draft agreements institutional, like (UNICAMP / = FUMDHAM Foundation American Museum of Man) and collaboration (IB / IFCH UNICAMP), respectively, developed in the Parque Nacional Serra da Capivara, PIAUÍ, Brazil(1988 and 1989) and the Reserva Extrativista do Alto Jurua, ACRE, Brazil (1993 and 1994), and others still in progress The collection has a scientific purpose, destined to scientific researchers and students interested in studies of natural history, systematic and taxonomy of reptiles. All specimens are only available for academic purposes, which may be borrowed (except holotypes, and specimens paratypes-testimony cited in scientific papers) or be examined in the museum itself. The process of cataloguing and computerisation of the collection is in progress and uses the database manager of MS-Access.

Online since: 10/11/2004
Last update: 14/10/2022

Number of records

Total: 3,891
Online: 3,936
Georeferenced: 2,406
(by municipality: 964)
With images: 0

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Diretor ou chefe de dept.:
Antonia Cecilia Zacagnini Amaral
Diretor ou chefe de dept.:
Paulo Roberto Manzani
Luis Felipe de Toledo Ramos Pereira
Artur Nishibe Furegatti