Mayborn Museum Bivalves Collection at Baylor University

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The Bivalves Collection at the Mayborn Museum Complex consists of over 11,000 bivalves collected over a 90 year period, with more than 90% of the specimens from Texas localities. Notable specimens in the museum’s holdings include a Lampsilis satura collected in Louisiana in 1899.

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Baylor University, Mayborn Museum Complex (BUMMC) Bivalves Collection


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Occurrence; Specimen


Tom Andrews
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Collections Assistant
Mayborn Museum
Anita Benedict
  • Point Of Contact
Collections Manager
Mayborn Museum
David Bloom
  • Programmer
VertNet Coordinator
John Wieczorek
  • Programmer
Information Architect

Geographic Coverage

Global coverage, with emphasis on Texas, United States.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Class Bivalvia

Additional Metadata