Ohio Wesleyan University Invertebrate Specimens (Arctos)

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Description

The invertebrate collection at the Ohio Wesleyan University Museum of Natural History consists of a selection of specimens from a wide range of taxa. Major collections include Pacific and Atlantic corals, gastropod and bivalve mollusc shells, and crustaceans. In addition, the collection includes a set of marine invertebrates collected by the US Fish Commission and donated by the Smithsonian Institution in 1883.

Data Records

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Occurrence (core)
26
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How to cite

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Ohio Wesleyan University Museum of Natural History Invertebrate Collection

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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: bd87a8e3-8408-4df2-a7a7-f5f405620ab8.  Ohio Wesleyan University 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

Josh Pletcher
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Student Curator
Ohio Wesleyan University Museum of Natural History
43015 Delaware
Ohio
US
19706320027
Lisa Tabak
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Curatorial Director
Ohio Wesleyan University Museum of Natural History
90 S Henry St, SCSC 166
43015 Delaware
Ohio
US
1-740-368-3887
Ramon Carreno
  • Curator
Professor of Zoology
Ohio Wesleyan University Museum of Natural History
43015 Delaware
Ohio
US
1-740-368-3893
Amy Downing
  • Curator
Alumni Professor of Zoology
Ohio Wesleyan University Museum of Natural History
43015 Delaware
Ohio
US
1-740-368-3890
David Bloom
  • Programmer
VertNet Coordinator
John Wieczorek
  • Programmer
Information Architect
Dusty McDonald
  • Programmer
Arctos Database Programmer

Geographic Coverage

Worldwide, including marine invertebrates collected by the US Fish Commission off the coast of New England, and corals and invertebrates from Australia collected by Dr. Wendell Patton.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

Annelida, Arthropoda, Brachiopoda, Bryozoa, Chaetognatha, Chordata, Cnidaria, Ctenophora, Echinodermata, Hemichordata, Mollusca, Nematoda, Onychophora, Platyhelminthes, Porifera

Phylum Annelida, Arthropoda, Brachiopoda, Bryozoa, Chaetognatha, Chordata, Cnidaria, Ctenophora, Echinodermata, Hemichordata, Mollusca, Nematoda, Onychophora, Platyhelminthes, Porifera

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1859-Present

Collection Data

Collection Name Ohio Wesleyan University Invertebrate Specimens
Collection Identifier https://arctos.database.museum/collection/OWU:Inv
Parent Collection Identifier OWU

Additional Metadata

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

Purpose Invertebrate reference and teaching collection
Alternative Identifiers OWMZ
bd87a8e3-8408-4df2-a7a7-f5f405620ab8
https://ipt.vertnet.org/resource?r=owu_inv