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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).

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Data as a DwC-A file download 30797 records in English (4 MB) - Update frequency: biannually
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Versions

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How to cite

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

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

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: 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.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Ben Norton
Head of Technology
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences 11 West Jones Street 27601 Raleigh NC US 919.707.9947
http://naturalsciences.org/staff/ben-norton

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Jamie Smith
Collections Manager of Mollusks
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences 11 West Jones Street 27601 Raleigh NC US 919-707-8869
http://naturalsciences.org/staff/jamie-smith

Who filled in the metadata:

Ben Norton
Head of Technology
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences 11 West Jones Street 27601 Raleigh NC US 919.707.9947
http://naturalsciences.org/staff/ben-norton

Who else was associated with the resource:

Curator
Art Bogan
Research Curator of Mollusks
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences 11 West Jones Street 27601 Raleigh NC US 919-707-8863
http://naturalsciences.org/staff/arthur-bogan
Programmer
Laura Russell
VertNet Programmer
http://www.vertnet.org
Programmer
David Bloom
VertNet Coordinator
http://www.vertnet.org
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley

Geographic Coverage

Global coverage spanning at least 94 countries

Bounding Coordinates -90, 90 / -180, 180 (min, max Latitude / min, max Longitude)

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Kingdom  Animalia
Phylum  Mollusca,  Chordata,  Arthropoda

Collection Data

Collection Name Mollusks Collection of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Collection Identifier NCSM-UNIO

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=ncsm-unio