National Museum of Natural History - Paleobiology (NMNH-PAL)

Public records from the Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. These data cover accessioned specimens representing fossil invertebrates, vertebrates, and plants from all over the world and include more than 139,000 paleobiological type specimen records.

Deputy Director, Research Informatics Program: Thomas Orrell, orrellt@si.edu
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 13 November 2023
IPT / DwC-A Source:
NMNHPAL-DwC-import-2023
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institute
Cite this collection:
National Museum of Natural History - Paleobiology. Occurrence dataset (ID: 6890da06-fe47-4576-a63f-971e91973290) accessed via the New Brunswick Museum Collections Portal, /portal, 2024-07-20).
Collection Statistics
  • 404 specimen records
  • 0 georeferenced
  • 2 (0.5%) with images (5 total images)
  • 4 (0.99%) identified to species
  • 12 families
  • 3 genera
  • 3 species
  • 3 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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