Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History (SNM-INVERT)

The Collection of Recent Invertebrates, with its >500,000 specimens, presents a nice sampling of invertebrate diversity. Focus of the collection is on Oklahoma invertebrates, but it also contains specimens from more than 100 countries and territories. We are unique among invertebrate collections by pursuing cataloging of all of our specimens.
Contact: Katrina Menard (kmenard@ou.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 25 May 2017
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 8,811 specimen records
  • 3,715 (42%) georeferenced
  • 4,024 (46%) identified to species
  • 235 families
  • 455 genera
  • 885 species
  • 901 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics