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I Got Me a Freaky Old Lady; Truck Stop Diner

Manufacturer:
Laurie Records  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Credit Line:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of American Sheet Music
ID Number:
2000.3053.2708
Catalog number:
2000.3053.2708
Label number:
LR-3613
Nonaccession number:
2000.3053
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-c92a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1025695

Hi Lo Boogie; Truck Stop Grill

Recording artist:
Arthur "Guitar Boogie" Smith and his Cracker-Jacks  Search this
Maker:
MGM  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1954
Subject:
Music  Search this
ID Number:
1996.0320.27196
Accession number:
1996.0320
Catalog number:
1996.0320.27196
Collector/donor number:
12423
Maker number:
11879
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-36a1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1386552

I've Got You (To Come Home To); Diamond Reo Cowboy (Truck Stop Romeo)

Recording artist:
King, Don  Search this
Maker:
Con Brio  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States: Tennessee, Nashville
Date made:
1975
ID Number:
1996.0320.04284
Collector/donor number:
4356
Maker number:
CBK 116
Accession number:
1996.0320
Catalog number:
1996.0320.04284
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-5316-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1198616

Jane and Michael Stern Collection

Creator:
Stern, Michael, 1946-  Search this
Stern, Jane  Search this
Extent:
17 Cubic feet (41 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Ephemera
Trade literature
Articles
Notes
Menus
Cookbooks
Brochures
Correspondence
Slides (photographs)
Writings
Business records
Postcards
Date:
1890-2008
Summary:
Collection documents Jane and Michael Stern's travels across the United States collecting data for their books on American material culture subjects, with particular emphasis on food and dining.
Scope and Contents:
Collection primarily consists of the raw materials amassed by Jane and Michael Stern as they traveled the United States, researching for their books on American material culture subjects, with particular emphasis on food and dining. These materials include writings and notes from their various stops while traveling; photographs and slides of places they visited; vintage postcards collected in their travels; paper ephemera such as take-out menus, placemats, etc.; large quantities of trade literature such as product cookbooks (some dating back to the 1920s), food packaging and brochures on food related subjects, under headings such as "Meat, Fish, Game", "Parties, Etiquette, How-To", "Baking" and numerous others; trade literature on other material culture subjects the Sterns wrote books about with headings which include Rodeo, Cowboys, Indians" and many others; correspondence; business records, articles, and clippings. The collection is arranged into five series: Series 1, Research Documentation and Writings, 1975-2015, undated; Series 2, Product Cookbooks, and Trade Literature, 1890-1993, undated; Series 3, Photographic Materials, 1947-2008, undated; Series 4, Subject Files, 1910-1995; and Series 5, Vintage Postcards, undated.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into five series:

Series 1, Research Documentation and Writings, 1975-2015, undated

Series 2, Product Cookbooks, and Trade Literature, 1890-1993, undated

Series 3, Photographic Materials, 1947-2008, undated

Subseries 3.1, Photographs, 1947-2002, undated

Subseries 3.2, Slides and Transparencies, 1965-2008, undated

Series 4, Subject Files, 1910-1995

Series 5, Vintage Postcards, undated
Biographical / Historical:
Jane Grossman Stern (1946-) and Michael Stern (1946-) are American writers best known for their popular series of books titled Roadfood. These publications provided recommendations of restaurants, truck stops, diners, delis, bakeries, and other food-related establishments in the United States who served classic American regional specialties. The Sterns are also authors of books about American material culture subjects including truckers, cowboys, kitsch, and dog shows. They have been guests on public radio, contributors to magazine columns, and have won numerous awards for their work.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Jane and Michael Stern, 2016.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Automobile travel -- United States  Search this
Diners -- United States  Search this
Bakeries -- United States  Search this
Restaurants -- United States  Search this
Truck stops -- United States  Search this
Cowboys -- United States  Search this
Roads -- United States  Search this
Delicatessens -- United States  Search this
Dining  Search this
Dog shows -- United States  Search this
Truck drivers -- United States  Search this
Rodeos -- United States  Search this
Food -- United States  Search this
Local foods -- United States  Search this
Kitsch -- United States  Search this
Material culture -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ephemera -- 20th century
Ephemera -- 21st century
Trade literature
Articles -- 21st century
Notes -- 20th century
Menus -- 20th century
Cookbooks -- 21st century
Brochures -- 20th century
Correspondence -- 21st century
Brochures -- 21st century
Cookbooks -- 20th century
Slides (photographs) -- 20th century
Writings
Business records -- 20th century
Articles -- 20th century
Postcards -- 20th century -- United States
Correspondence -- 20th century
Menus -- 21st century
Citation:
Jane and Michael Stern Collection, circa 1920-2015, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1392
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Jane and Michael Stern Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1392
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Imperata cylindrica (L.) P. Beauv.

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
D. Patterson  Search this
Place:
South side of road, Hwy. 82, vacant lot, just west of Jet Truck Stop, Webster Co., Mississippi, United States, North America
Collection Date:
15 May 1979
Common name:
Alang-alang
Koira, Inam
La lang grass, Cogon grass
Ngingo
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Panicoideae
Published Name:
Imperata cylindrica (L.) P. Beauv.
Barcode:
04336307
USNM Number:
2898095
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3269d7268-254a-4c21-a61e-3de0f7689c95
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16172419

Louis Killen, John Benson, Saul Broudy, Lew London, Utah Phillips, Mickey Clark

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Working Americans Program 1975 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Artist:
Killen, Louis  Search this
Benson, Fud  Search this
Broudy, Saul  Search this
London, Lewis  Search this
Phillips, Utah  Search this
Clark, Mickey  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
England
Date:
1975 July 2
Contents:
Sea songs--discussion of ships--Paddy Doyle's boots--discussion of chanties--General Taylor--Leave her Johnny, leave her; Truck songs--Give me forty acres (SB)--Pin ball blues (UP)--I been losin' (MC)--Truck stop woman (Mary Trevor and Jeannr Macky)
General note:
DPA number 75.556.04
Local Numbers:
FP-1975-7RR-0387
General:
75.556.04
CDR copy
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, July 2, 1975.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Labor  Search this
occupational folklore  Search this
Sea songs  Search this
Ships  Search this
Truck driving -- Songs and music  Search this
Sailing ships  Search this
Folk songs -- United States  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1975 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1975, Item FP-1975-7RR-0387
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1975 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1975 Festival of American Folklife / Series 9: Working Americans / 9.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1975-ref3447

Diary

Collection Collector:
Robinson, Franklin A., Jr., 1959- (actor)  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1944
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site to portions of collection, but some papers of living persons are restricted. Access to restricted portions may be arranged by request to donor. Gloves required for unprotected photographs. Viewing film portions of the collection and listening to LP recording requires special appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own exclusive rights to these materials. Copyright for all materials is retained by the donor, Franklin A. Robinson, Jr.; permission for commercial use and/or publication may be requested from the donor through the Archives Center. Military Records for Franklin A. Robinson (b. 1932) and correspondence from Richard I. Damalouji (1961-2014) are restricted; written permission is needed to research these files. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
The Robinson and Via Family Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Robinson and Via Family Papers
Robinson and Via Family Papers / Series 2: Robinson Family / 2.6: Robinson, Franklin A.
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0475-ref166
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Carex abscondita Mack.

Biogeographical Region:
78 - Southeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Wayne D. Longbottom  Search this
Place:
Wicomico Co.: Town of Mardela Springs, along US Rt. 50 behind truck stop, Maryland, United States, North America
Collection Date:
11 May 2005
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Cyperaceae
Published Name:
Carex abscondita Mack.
Barcode:
02101542
USNM Number:
3480032
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Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c31fb8c9-d05a-4189-9ce7-0570a6c0a4cf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13524049

Truckstop sign, Highway 86, Benson, Arizona

Artist:
Steve Fitch, born Tucson, AZ 1949  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 9 1/2 x 12 1/4 in. (24.1 x 31.1 cm) sheet: 11 x 12 1/2 in. (27.9 x 31.8 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1972
Topic:
Architecture\vehicle\truck  Search this
Object\other\sign  Search this
Architecture Exterior\commercial\restaurant  Search this
Architecture Exterior\commercial\Marie's Truck Stop  Search this
Landscape\Arizona\Benson  Search this
Landscape\road\Highway 86  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Copyright:
©1972, Steve Fitch
Object number:
1983.63.537
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75664aecf-018e-4999-a9c4-80fbac38de61
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.537

Astragalus asclepiadoides M.E. Jones

Biogeographical Region:
76 - Southwestern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Ashley N. Egan  Search this
L. Egan  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Flat, sandy soil, with Opuntia  Search this
Min. Elevation:
1624  Search this
Place:
Salina. About 0.3 mile S of I-70 near Loves Truck Stop, in open area just off rd to water tower., Sevier, Utah, United States, North America
Collection Date:
7 Sep 2015
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rosales Fabaceae Faboideae
Published Name:
Astragalus asclepiadoides M.E. Jones
Barcode:
01908375
USNM Number:
3682891
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/322acb0cc-7e26-4426-a75b-ae33cdd63434
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_11890810

Astragalus praelongus E. Sheld.

Biogeographical Region:
76 - Southwestern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
Ashley N. Egan  Search this
L. Egan  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Flat, sandy soil, with Opuntia  Search this
Min. Elevation:
1624  Search this
Place:
Salina. About 0.3 mile S of I-70 near Loves Truck Stop, in open area just off rd to water tower., Sevier, Utah, United States, North America
Collection Date:
7 Sep 2015
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Rosales Fabaceae Faboideae
Published Name:
Astragalus praelongus E. Sheld.
Barcode:
01908374
USNM Number:
3682892
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a60e2746-d386-4f7c-b2d2-125fb837b6b9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_11890811

Hyla chrysoscelis

Preparation:
Ethanol
Place:
JUNCTION OF ALABAMA ROUTE 191 + U. S. ROUTE I-65 (292 TRUCK STOP), Cullman, Alabama, United States, North America
Collection Date:
11 Jun 1985
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Amphibia, Anura, Hylinae
Published Name:
Hyla chrysoscelis
Accession Number:
366871
Other Numbers:
Field Number : USNM-FS 162086
USNM Number:
258069
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Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/35f25ca34-30e4-4ad4-ae36-582a63021e1e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6111930

Hyla chrysoscelis

Preparation:
Ethanol
Place:
JUNCTION OF ALABAMA ROUTE 191 + U. S. ROUTE I-65 (292 TRUCK STOP), Cullman, Alabama, United States, North America
Collection Date:
11 Jun 1985
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Amphibia, Anura, Hylinae
Published Name:
Hyla chrysoscelis
Accession Number:
366871
Other Numbers:
Field Number : USNM-FS 162087
USNM Number:
258070
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Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d9c6c5c2-7892-4b3b-bc2e-04ac289e95ae
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6111931

Diadophis punctatus

Expedition:
Virginia Amphibian And Reptile Distribution Survey  Search this
Snout Vent Length:
224 mm
Tail Length:
44 mm
Weight:
4.15 g
Preparation:
Ethanol
Sex:
Female
Place:
Bowers Hill (town), 0.25 mi W of, adjacent to US Highway 13/58/460, Frank's Truck Stop, Chesapeake (city), Virginia, United States, North America
Collection Date:
26 Jun 1985
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Reptilia, Squamata, Ophidia, Xenodontinae
Published Name:
Diadophis punctatus
Accession Number:
387167
Other Numbers:
Field Number : USNM-FS 162574
Field Number 2 : CAP-85-150
USNM Number:
516260
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Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c829d5a3-846c-4270-ae3e-6988657f6484
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6263333

Plethodon cinereus

Expedition:
Virginia Amphibian And Reptile Distribution Survey  Search this
Preparation:
Ethanol
Place:
Bowers Hill (town), 0.25 mi W of, adjacent to US Highway 13/58/460, Frank's Truck Stop, Chesapeake (city), Virginia, United States, North America
Collection Date:
13 Mar 1981
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Amphibia, Caudata, Plethodontidae
Published Name:
Plethodon cinereus
Accession Number:
387167
Other Numbers:
Field Number : USNM-FS 117073
Field Number 2 : CAP-81-5
USNM Number:
551162
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Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/399a18d4a-eb91-4839-b170-7cd7d385611d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6544381

Plethodon cinereus

Expedition:
Virginia Amphibian And Reptile Distribution Survey  Search this
Preparation:
Ethanol
Place:
Bowers Hill (town), 0.25 mi W of, adjacent to US Highway 13/58/460, Frank's Truck Stop, Chesapeake (city), Virginia, United States, North America
Collection Date:
13 Mar 1981
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Amphibia, Caudata, Plethodontidae
Published Name:
Plethodon cinereus
Accession Number:
387167
Other Numbers:
Field Number : USNM-FS 117074
Field Number 2 : CAP-81-5
USNM Number:
551163
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Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/357746f08-35d0-4c4b-b688-39d3de5cb6bf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6544382

Plethodon cinereus

Expedition:
Virginia Amphibian And Reptile Distribution Survey  Search this
Preparation:
Ethanol
Place:
Bowers Hill (town), 0.25 mi W of, adjacent to US Highway 13/58/460, Frank's Truck Stop, Chesapeake (city), Virginia, United States, North America
Collection Date:
13 Mar 1981
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Amphibia, Caudata, Plethodontidae
Published Name:
Plethodon cinereus
Accession Number:
387167
Other Numbers:
Field Number : USNM-FS 117075
Field Number 2 : CAP-81-5
USNM Number:
551164
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Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/38d060168-de49-4a59-a013-366b44efc5de
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6544383

Plethodon cinereus

Expedition:
Virginia Amphibian And Reptile Distribution Survey  Search this
Preparation:
Ethanol
Place:
Bowers Hill (town), 0.25 mi W of, adjacent to US Highway 13/58/460, Frank's Truck Stop, Chesapeake (city), Virginia, United States, North America
Collection Date:
13 Mar 1981
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Amphibia, Caudata, Plethodontidae
Published Name:
Plethodon cinereus
Accession Number:
387167
Other Numbers:
Field Number : USNM-FS 117076
Field Number 2 : CAP-81-5
USNM Number:
551165
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Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3105fad2d-41b7-4926-81e9-df225700478d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6544384

Plethodon cinereus

Expedition:
Virginia Amphibian And Reptile Distribution Survey  Search this
Preparation:
Ethanol
Place:
Bowers Hill (town), 0.25 mi W of, adjacent to US Highway 13/58/460, Frank's Truck Stop, Chesapeake (city), Virginia, United States, North America
Collection Date:
13 Mar 1981
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Amphibia, Caudata, Plethodontidae
Published Name:
Plethodon cinereus
Accession Number:
387167
Other Numbers:
Field Number : USNM-FS 117077
Field Number 2 : CAP-81-5
USNM Number:
551166
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Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3780fd841-75e0-4b2b-8399-ac137aa332dd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6544385

Plethodon cinereus

Expedition:
Virginia Amphibian And Reptile Distribution Survey  Search this
Preparation:
Ethanol
Place:
Bowers Hill (town), 0.25 mi W of, adjacent to US Highway 13/58/460, Frank's Truck Stop, Chesapeake (city), Virginia, United States, North America
Collection Date:
13 Mar 1981
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Amphibia, Caudata, Plethodontidae
Published Name:
Plethodon cinereus
Accession Number:
387167
Other Numbers:
Field Number : USNM-FS 117078
Field Number 2 : CAP-81-5
USNM Number:
551167
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Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/36e94ee95-853b-4cc9-bee9-81e90d0197b4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6544386

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