The Canadian Museum of Nature's General Invertebrate collection contains groups such as the cnidarians, various free-living helminths and non-segmented worms, and the echinoderms. Most of the museum's 47,000 lots of general invertebrates are from Canadian aquatic and terrestrial habitats, including the Canadian Arctic.
The collection was established in late 1800 and continues to the present.
Kingdoms covered include: Animalia.
Mostly but not exclusively Canadian coverage, with surrounding waters.
The western most extent of the collection is: -180.000000°
The eastern most extent of the collection is: -22.500000°
The northern most extent of the collection is: 90.000000°
The southern most extent of the collection is: 2.811000°
Number of specimens in the collection
The estimated number of specimens in the Canadian Museum of Nature General Invertebrate Collection is 47,000.
Of these 8,750 are databased. This represents 18.6 % of the collection.
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Metadata last updated on 2018-08-02 11:19:02.0
Digitised records available through the Atlas
The Canadian Museum of Nature General Invertebrate Collection has an estimated 47,000 specimens.
The collection has databased 18.6 % of these (8,750 records).
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