National Museum of Natural History Invertebrate Zoology Collections
Entry ID: NMNH_Invertebrate_Zoology_Collection

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Summary
Abstract: NMNH Invertebrate Zoology Collections records, 8784 Bryozoa, 68401 Coelenterates, 220965 Crustacea, 75012 Echinoderms, 196851 Mollusks, 28853 Porifera, 16466 Tunicates, 171401 Worms, 93268 General; Total number of 884216 records currently represent approximately 33% of actual specimen holdings, as of 10 May 2007.

Total Distribution Records: 884216

Total Number of Taxa: 39547

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Geographic Coverage
 N: 85.6 S: -90.0  E: 180.0  W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
Dataset Title: NMNH Invertebrate Zoology Collection Database
Dataset Release Date: 2001
Dataset Publisher: National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, 10th and Constitution Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20560-0193
Version: 3.2.04 (0802221)
Online Resource: http://www.nmnh.si.edu/


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1820-01-01
Stop Date: 2008-11-18


Location Keywords
OCEAN > ARCTIC OCEAN
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
OCEAN > INDIAN OCEAN
OCEAN > SOUTHERN OCEAN
OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN
OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN
OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR
OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > CENTRAL PACIFIC OCEAN
OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
OCEAN > PACIFIC OCEAN > EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN


Science Keywords
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES >BRYOZOANS/MOSS ANIMALS
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES    [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES >ARTHROPODS >CRUSTACEANS    [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES >FLATWORMS/FLUKES/TAPEWORMS    [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES >ROUNDWORMS    [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES >ARROW WORMS
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES >ACORN WORMS
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES >PEANUT WORMS
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES >BURROWS/SPOON WORMS
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES >RIBBON WORMS
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES >HORSEHAIR WORMS
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES >CNIDARIANS    [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES >ECHINODERMS    [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES >MOLLUSKS    [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES >SEGMENTED WORMS (ANNELIDS)    [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES >SPONGES    [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES >TUNICATES
BIOSPHERE >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS >BENTHIC HABITAT    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS >ESTUARINE HABITAT    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS >PELAGIC HABITAT    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS >RIVERS/STREAM HABITAT    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS >MARINE HABITAT    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
OCEANS


Platform
ROV >Remotely Operated Vehicles    [Information]


Instrument
PLANKTON NETS    [Information]
TRAWL    [Information]


Project
OBIS >OCEAN BIOGEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM    [Information]
IPY >INTERNATIONAL POLAR YEAR    [Information]
SCAR-MARBIN >SCAR Marine Biodiversity Information Network    [Information]
CAML >CENSUS OF ANTARCTIC MARINE LIFE    [Information]
COML >CENSUS OF MARINE LIFE    [Information]
EBA >Evolution and Biodiversity in the Antarctic    [Information]


Use Constraints
Acknowledge the use of specific records from contributing databases in the form appearing in the 'Citation' field thereof (if any); and acknowledge the use of the OBIS facility.

For information purposes, email to obissupport@marine.rutgers.edu the full citation of any publication made (printed or electronic) that cites OBIS or any constituent part.

Recognize the limitations of data in OBIS.

Also see Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Collections-based Information and Databases Policy at http://www.mnh.si.edu/rc/db/collection_db_policy1.html


Keywords
Habitat Coverage: temperate freshwater lakes/streams
Habitat Coverage: tropical freshwater lakes/streams
Habitat Coverage: estuarine
marine (tropical, temperate, polar)
Habitat Coverage: littoral, pelagic, neritic
Habitat Coverage: oceanic (epipelagic, mesopelagic, bathypelagic,benthopelagic)


Originating Center
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution


Data Center
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.mnh.si.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: LINDA WARD
Phone: 301-238-1765
Fax: 301-238-1833
Email: wardl at si.edu
Contact Address:
Invertebrate Zoology Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Rd.
City: Suitland
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20746
Country: USA


International Ocean Biogeographic Information System    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.iobis.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: EDWARD VANDEN BERGHE
Phone: (732) 932-6555 x 565
Fax: (732) 932-8578
Email: evberghe at iobis.org
Contact Address:
Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
Rutgers University
71 Dudley Road
City: New Brunswick
Province or State: NJ
Postal Code: 08901-8521
Country: USA


Personnel
LINDA WARD
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 301-238-1765
Fax: 301-238-1833
Email: wardl at si.edu
Contact Address:
Invertebrate Zoology Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Rd.
City: Suitland
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20746
Country: USA



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-11-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-10

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