Colecciones Biológicas de la Universidad del Valle de Guatemala - Colección de Reptiles (UVG-UVGR)

The Reference Collection at Del Valle University contains a wide range of specimens from Guatemala; making it one of the largest collections in Central America. It was established in 1976 and has been developed by various scientists, students, and collaborators since then. The Collection has been broadly used for research purposes and academic uses helping not only local but also international researchers. Physical address: 18 Avenida 11-95 zona 15, Vista Hermosa III. Guatemala, Guatemala.

Contacts: Zabdi López, M.Sc. and Gabriela Alfaro, M.Sc., and
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 20 December 2022
Digital Metadata: EML File
Universidad del Valle de Guatemala
18 Av. 11-95 zona 15, Vista Hermosa III
Guatemala, Guatemala   01015
Collection Statistics
  • 4,627 specimen records
  • 3,862 (83%) georeferenced
  • 84 (2%) with images (111 total images)
  • 3,767 (81%) identified to species
  • 36 families
  • 100 genera
  • 207 species
  • 211 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution - El Salvador
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