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Last Update: Saturday, December 19, 2009 At: 21:39:11 (Total Listings: 8)
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Museum Of The Earth
Paleontological Research Institution - "The PRI collections include between 2 and 3 million specimens, making them among the 10 largest in the United States. Most of the collections consist of invertebrate fossils (representing almost every major group of organisms from around the world over the past 2 billion years), with major strengths in Cenozoic marine mollusks of the Western Hemisphere, Paleozoic marine invertebrates of New York State, and Cenozoic benthic foraminifera of the U.S. Coastal Plains and Caribbean. The collection also includes significant collections of Recent mollusks Triassic-Jurassic vertebrates of the Newark Series (Connecticut Valley and adjacent areas) fossil plants Pleistocene vertebrates of New York State (especially mastodons) and fossil fishes. PRI houses all non-botanical fossils and Recent mollusks formerly at Cornell University. PRI's collection of Type and Figured specimens (also one of the nation's 10 largest) includes more than 15,000 specimens, and is available online. Over the past decade, PRI has also acquired major collections from other institutions, including Syracuse University, SUNY Binghamton, SUNY Buffalo, University of Rochester, Alfred University, Wells College, and Tulane University...."
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Systematic Research Collections
(RECENT & FOSSIL MOLLUSCA) - Compiled by -Kevin S. Cummings,Illinois Natural History Survey,Center for Biodiversity
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Australian Faunal Directory: - Museums
This glossary of Museums and their Acronyms, provides the list in alphabetical order by musuem. To access the list in alphabetical order by acronym, click on the button
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Club Conchylia E.V.
..."The club was founded in 1969 and counts about 250 members at the present. The greater part of them comes from Germany, others from Austria, Switzerland, other European countries and overseas. " ...
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Indian Shell Museum
" The museum says they have more than 6,500 varieties of seashells including more than three hundred uncommon shells and almost 30 rare shells.Seashells of various colors, shapes and size are on display at the museumK from 'gastropoda' to 'bivalvia.'The museum has the largest gastropoda from the Australian region called the 'The Australian Trumpet.' And it also has the largest bivalvia from the Indian Ocean known as 'The Giant Clam.'..."
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Collection Abbreviations
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Discover Life
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International Kuril Island Project
(IKIP)- The International Kuril Island Project is an international collaboration of American, Russian, and Japanese scientists to survey the plants, insects, spiders, freshwater and terrestrial mollusks, freshwater fishes, amphibians, and reptiles of the Kuril Archipelago. Participating institutions include the University of Washington (Fish Collection, Burke Museum, and Herbarium), the Russian Academy of Sciences, Far East Branch, and Hokkaido University, Hokkaido, Japan.
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