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
Spatial coordinates   
  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
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Data Center
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution Supplemental Info
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
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Personnel
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
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-11-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-10
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