Hepetological Collection

Stevan J. Arnold, Curator

The herpetological research collection consists of more than 60,000 ethanol-preserved amphibians and reptiles, and approximately 24,000 frozen tissue samples. The collection has excellent representation for sites in the Pacific Northwest and includes the largest collection of garter snakes (Thamnophis) in the world. These and other aspects of the collection are described at the collection website http://people.oregonstate.edu/~arnoldst/herp%20collection.htm. The collection is searchable online thru the VertNet portal at http://portal.vertnet.org/p/oregon-state-university. Location: Cordley Hall.