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DMNS Marine Invertebrate Collection (Arctos)

Latest version published by Denver Museum of Nature & Science on Sep 1, 2018 Denver Museum of Nature & Science

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science Marine Invertebrate Collection holds a diverse group of worldwide specimens, the largest portion being marine shells followed by terrestrial and freshwater shells, corals and echinoderms. The collection dates from the early 1900's. Nearly all of the approximately 16,000 lots are catalogued.

Data Records

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 23,046 records. 2 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Occurrence (core)
    23046
  • ResourceRelationship 
    23046
  • Multimedia 
    468

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.

Downloads

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 23,046 records in English (3 MB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (12 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (7 KB)

Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Denver Museum of Nature & Science Marine Invertebrate Collection

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Denver Museum of Nature & Science. 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.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 5a6977c1-ece6-44b8-b71d-43cb1d4e0919.  Denver Museum of Nature & Science publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Paula Cushing
Curator of Invertebrate Zoology
Denver Museum of Nature & Science 2001 Colorado Blvd. 80205-5798 Denver CO US +01 303-370-6442
http://www.dmns.org/science/museum-scientists/paula-cushing

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Paula Cushing
Curator of Invertebrate Zoology
Denver Museum of Nature & Science 2001 Colorado Blvd. 80205-5798 Denver CO US +01 303-370-6442
http://www.dmns.org/science/museum-scientists/paula-cushing

Who filled in the metadata:

Paula Cushing
Curator of Invertebrate Zoology
Denver Museum of Nature & Science 2001 Colorado Blvd. 80205-5798 Denver CO US +01 303-370-6442
http://www.dmns.org/science/museum-scientists/paula-cushing

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
Laura Russell
VertNet Programmer
Programmer
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley
Point Of Contact
Dusty McDonald
Arctos Database Programmer
University of Alaska Museum
http://arctos.database.museum
Point Of Contact
Phyllis Sharp
Departmental Associate
Denver Museum of Nature & Science 2001 Colorado Blvd. 80205-5798 Denver CO US +01 720-273-2764
Point Of Contact
Bryan Johnson
Departmental Associate
Denver Museum of Nature & Science 2001 Colorado Blvd. 80205-5798 Denver CO US +01 303-842-3159

Geographic Coverage

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science Marine Invertebrate Collection is global, with an emphasis on Hawaii, Mexico, coastal (east and west) U.S., and Australia.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Class  Gastropoda,  Bivalvia,  Anthozoa,  Echinoidea,  Polyplacophora,  Cephalopoda,  Scaphopoda,  Articulata,  Asteroidea,  Magnoliopsida,  Hydrozoa,  Demospongiae,  Liliopsida,  Rhynchonellata,  Inarticulata,  Merostomata,  Maxillopoda,  Hexactinellida

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1900-present

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 5a6977c1-ece6-44b8-b71d-43cb1d4e0919
http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=dmns_inv