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Catalog Number 00.0004.001
Object Name Phyllobates aurotaenia
Title Frog (phyllobates aurotaenia)
Description Rectangular acrylic block, slightly yellowed. Frog is imbedded in the middle, discolored. Scientific name of frog is included in black. Top corners of block ar rounded off.
Accession number 00.0004.001
Caption Frog (phyllobates aurotaenia)
Catalog date 2000-10-06
Catalog type History
Provenance Collected by Dr. John Daly, NIDDK, for his work on the chemistry of poisons. Attached article shows photo of frog and discusses Daly’s work in the context of his peers and scientific forerunners.
Other Name Poison Dart Frog
Number of images 1
Updated 2017-09-08
Credit line Courtesy of Dr. Bernhard Witkop, NIDDK
Organizations NIH; NIDDK (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases) (1988-present)
NIH; NIAMD (National Institute of Arthritis and Metabolic Diseases) (1950-1972)
NIH; NIAMDD (National Institute of Arthritis, Metabolism, and Digestive Diseases) (1972-1981)
Buildings Building 8
NIH Property # none
Old NIH Property # none
Serial # none
People Witkop, Bernhard
Atwell, Louise
Daly, John W.