Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS-INVERT)

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science Marine Invertebrate Collection holds a diverse group of worldwide specimens, the largest portion being marine shells followed by terrestrial and freshwater shells, corals and echinoderms. The mid-sized collection dates from the early 1900's.
Contacts: Paula Cushing, Andrew Doll, paula.cushing@dmns.org, Andrew.Doll@dmns.org
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 14 December 2020
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 30,425 specimen records
  • 20,464 (67%) georeferenced
  • 1,135 (4%) with images (1,571 total images)
  • 28,746 (94%) identified to species
  • 487 families
  • 2,515 genera
  • 8,559 species
  • 8,866 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics