NCSM Mollusks Collection
Latest version published by North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences on Mar 10, 2017 North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences
The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences' Mollusks Collection is comprised of over half a million specimens that are 83% freshwater species (mussels, fingernail clams and snails), 10% marine species and 7% terrestrial species (snails).
The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 30,797 records.
This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.
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|Data as a DwC-A file||download 30,797 records in English (4 MB) - Update frequency: biannually|
|Metadata as an EML file||download in English (8 KB)|
|Metadata as an RTF file||download in English (6 KB)|
The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.
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Researchers should cite this work as follows:
Norton B (2017): NCSM Mollusks Collection. v1.1. North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=ncsm-unio&v=1.1
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The publisher and rights holder of this work is North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.
This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 51c49096-dc31-4077-b35c-4510a8ee1ee8. North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.
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Global coverage spanning at least 94 countries
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|
No Description available
|Phylum||Mollusca, Chordata, Arthropoda|
|Collection Name||Mollusks Collection of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences|