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Zoological Collections Database

UWZM Collections

The specimen databases are a work in progress. This interface is designed to initiate, not to complete, inquiry. Museum staff are continually adding, verifying, and updating specimen records. It is the responsibility of the user to verify all electronic data with UWZM curators and/or the original data sources.



Amphibians and Reptiles


Specimens within the Harland W. Mossman Collection: (see the UWZM’s “Collections” page) can be retrieved by searching the mammalian database and selecting “Developmental” in the Prep Type field. Only a portion of these specimens are searchable at this time. Please contact the museum staff for complete collection information.

Terms of Use: All specimen data and contents of this web site are property of the University of Wisconsin Zoological Museum and the University of Wisconsin.  Data may be used by researchers but may not be repackaged or redistributed in any form without the permission of the UWZM and the University of Wisconsin. Commercial use or publication by printed or electronic media is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of the Museum and the University of Wisconsin. Any use of data must be credited to the University of Wisconsin Zoological Museum and the full URL of this website should be cited. The UWZM and its staff are not responsible for damages or loss due to the use of these data, nor is the Museum liable for any damages suffered by users of the database or the software, programming, and other documentation found on these web pages or in these databases.