Canadian Museum of Nature - Mollusc (CMN-ML)

The Canadian Museum of Nature's Mollusc Collection is the largest, most comprehensive collection of molluscs in Canada. The museum's 165,000 lots are divided into two sections: dry shell collection and wet collection. Overall, the collection represents more than 350 families, collected in over 12 countries and numerous oceans.

Curator: Jean-Marc Gagnon,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 4 November 2023
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Canadian Museum of Nature
Cite this collection:
Canadian Museum of Nature - Mollusc. Occurrence dataset (ID: 6700a4e3-1ccc-4922-bef2-91425d1f0377) accessed via the New Brunswick Museum Collections Portal, /portal, 2024-07-20).
Collection Statistics
  • 1,059 specimen records
  • 698 (66%) georeferenced
  • 764 (72%) identified to species
  • 80 families
  • 131 genera
  • 154 species
  • 154 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
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