Alabama Museum of Natural History Invertebrate Zoology (Arctos)

Occurrence
Latest version published by Alabama Museum of Natural History on Apr 18, 2024 Alabama Museum of Natural History

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Description

The Invertebrate Zoology Collection contains over 23,000 catalogued lots of marine, freshwater, and terrestrial invertebrates and an estimated 10,000 additional lots of uncatalogued specimens.

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 24,049 records.

1 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)
24049
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Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Alabama Museum of Natural History Invertebrate Zoology Collection https://arctos.database.museum/collection/ALMNH:Inv

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Alabama Museum of Natural History. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY 4.0) License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: ec12f461-df32-4c8a-b621-0abd1f6cdab3.  Alabama Museum of Natural History publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen; Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Kevin Kocot
  • Metadata Provider
Curator of Invertebrate Zoology
Alabama Museum of Natural History
Tuscaloosa
Alabama
US
Kevin Kocot
  • Metadata Provider
Curator of Invertebrate Zoology
Alabama Museum of Natural History
Tuscaloosa
Alabama
US
David Bloom
  • Programmer
VertNet Coordinator
Dusty McDonald
  • Programmer
Arctos Database Programmer
John Wieczorek
  • Programmer
Information Architect
Brooke Bogan
  • Point Of Contact
Collections Manager
Alabama Museum of Natural History

Geographic Coverage

Global with particular strength in Alabama, the Gulf of Mexico, and Antarctica.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

This collection includes marine invertebrates, freshwater molluscs (especially Unionida), and terrestrial gastropods.

Phylum Annelida, Arthropoda, Brachiopoda, Bryozoa, Chaetognatha, Chordata, Cnidaria, Ctenophora, Echinodermata, Foraminifera, Hemichordata, Kinorhyncha, Mollusca, Nematoda, Nemertea, Ochrophyta, Phoronida, Platyhelminthes, Porifera, Sipuncula, Tardigrada, Tracheophyta, Xenacoelomorpha
Class Entoprocta
Genus Cephalorhyncha

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1850 - present

Collection Data

Collection Name Alabama Museum of Natural History Invertebrate Zoology
Collection Identifier https://arctos.database.museum/collection/ALMNH:Inv
Parent Collection Identifier ALMNH
Specimen preservation methods

Additional Metadata

Arctos Data Ownership and Use: http://arctosdb.org/home/data/; http://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html

Purpose Education and research.
Alternative Identifiers ec12f461-df32-4c8a-b621-0abd1f6cdab3
https://ipt.vertnet.org/resource?r=almnh_inv