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University of Florida Museum of Natural History Invertebrate Zoology Collection

Dates

Acquisition
2017-02-24

Summary

The UF Invertebrate collection holds ~580,000 databased lots of mollusks and marine invertebrates. It began as a Malacology collection almost 100 years ago and the collection is particularly strong in non-marine mollusks. Approximately ~85% of the holdings are mollusks but since 2000 the collection was expanded to cover all invertebrate phyla, focusing on marine taxa. Today it holds >40,000 species from 28 phyla and is currently available via the Integrated Publishing Toolkit and the Global Biodiversity Information Facility. However, this is a subset of that data prepared for ingest by OBIS. This means that only records with geographic coordinates (lat/lon), scientific names that matched to the World Register of Marine Species, event [...]

Contacts

Originator :
Gustav Paulay
Processor :
Abigail L Benson

Attached Files

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FLMNH_Inverts.R 8.78 KB text/x-rsrc
dwca-invertebratezoology-v1.79.zip
“Original data published via IPT in GBIF”
32.59 MB application/zip
UF_Invertebrates_OBIS_pipe.csv
“DarwinCore:Occurrence”
145.96 MB text/csv

Communities

  • Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) - USA Dataset Collection

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  • flmnh_iz

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