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.
Kingdoms covered include: Animalia.
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.
Click the Records & Statistics tab to access those database records that are available through the atlas.
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).
Looking up... the number of records that can be accessed through the Canadensys Collections Click to view all records for the Canadian Museum of Nature Mollusc Collection