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
Taxon Distribution
Taxon Distribution
This project is supported by the National Science Foundation's Division of Environmental Biology through an award titled "Advancing Revisionary Taxonomy and Systematics: Integrative Research and Training in Tropical Taxonomy" (DEB-1456674). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed on this website are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.