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invertebratezoology
Citation
Florida Museum of Natural History: invertebratezoology, 2013-09-17. Accessed via http://www.gbif.org/dataset/85b1cfb6-f762-11e1-a439-00145eb45e9a on yyyy-mm-dd

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Availability: Unrestricted
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Description
The UF Invertebrate collection holds ~510,000 databased lots of mollusks and marine invertebrates. It began as a Malacology collection almost 100 years ago and ~85% of the holdings are still mollusks. Since 2000 the collection was expanded to cover all invertebrate phyla, focusing on marine taxa. Today it holds >40,000 species from 28 phyla.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Invertebrates
Keywords:
Marine, Museum specimens, World Waters, Invertebrata, Mollusca

Geographical coverage
World Waters [Marine Regions]

Taxonomic coverage
Invertebrata
Mollusca [WoRMS]

Parameter
Collected biological specimens

Contributors
University of Florida; Florida Museum of Natural History (FLMNH), moredata ownerdata providerdata creator

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Museum collection
Metadatarecord created: 2014-04-07
Information last updated: 2014-04-08
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