Description

The Canadian Museum of Nature's Mollusc Collection is the largest, most comprehensive collection of molluscs in Canada. The museum's 165,000 lots are divided into two sections: dry shell collection and wet collection. Overall, the collection represents more than 350 families, collected in over 12 countries and numerous oceans.

Taxonomic range

Kingdoms covered include: Animalia.

Geographic range

Global distribution- Freshwater, terrestrial and marine

The western most extent of the collection is: -180.000000°

The eastern most extent of the collection is: 180.000000°

The northern most extent of the collection is: 90.000000°

The southern most extent of the collection is: -90.000000°

Number of specimens in the collection

The estimated number of specimens in the Canadian Museum of Nature Mollusc Collection is 165,000.

Of these 44,268 are databased. This represents 26.8 % of the collection.

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Metadata last updated on 2018-08-02 11:29:37.0

Digitised records available through the Atlas

The Canadian Museum of Nature Mollusc Collection has an estimated 165,000 specimens.
The collection has databased 26.8 % of these (44,268 records).

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