ISM Ichthyology Collection
The Illinois State Museum's zoology collections contain over 140,000 specimens representing mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, insects, and mollusks. The museum's collections of vertebrate skeletons and fresh water mollusks are among the most extensive of their type in the U.S. They include large series for many Midwestern species and constitute one of the best comparative collections in the country for the identification of animal remains from archaeological, paleontological, and contemporary forensic contexts.
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Collections include many Midwestern species and constitute one of the best comparative collections in the country for the identification of animal remains from archaeological, paleontological, and contemporary forensic contexts.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|
Osteichthyes - 1935 Chondrichthyes - 15 Agnatha - 2
|Class||Agnatha (Lampreys and Hagfish), Chondrichthyes (Sharks and Rays), Osteichthyes (Bony Fish)|
|Collection Name||ISM Ichthyology|
|Parent Collection Identifier||ISM|