North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences - Mollusk Collection (NCSM-UNIO)

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences' Invertebrates Collection is comprised of more than 35,000 specimens, covering 85 countries around the world.
Contacts: Jamie Smith,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 4 November 2021
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 73,205 specimen records
  • 61,534 (84%) georeferenced
  • 31,717 (43%) identified to species
  • 252 families
  • 768 genera
  • 1,753 species
  • 1,588 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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