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.
Contacts: Katrina Menard, kmenard@ou.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 12 October 2021
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 9,407 specimen records
  • 3,827 (41%) georeferenced
  • 5,956 (63%) identified to species
  • 256 families
  • 788 genera
  • 1,994 species
  • 2,030 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.