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Collection Cnidaria SMF
Senckenberg, Collection Cnidaria SMF.

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The Cnidaria collection is part of the SeSAM collections of Senckenberg which combines all collections held at the Senckenberg Natutal History Museum of Frankfurt. This collection contains Cnidaria from all over the world. more

Within the Cnidaria collection approximately 100 primary type species are present; the type and reference material originates mainly from the works of Schultze (1896 & 1903), Vanhöffen (1902), Kükenthal (1911), Stechow & Müller (1913), Stechow (1923), and Graßhoff (u.a. 1977, 1982, 1986, 1988, 1992, 1999, 2000).

Biology > Invertebrates
Marine, Museum collections, Global, Cnidaria

Geographical coverage

Taxonomic coverage
Cnidaria [WoRMS]

Collected biological specimens

Senckenberg Nature Research Society; Research Institute and Natural History Museum, moredata ownerdata creator

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EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more
SeSAM collections of Senckenberg, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Museum collection
Metadatarecord created: 2011-06-22
Information last updated: 2014-04-16
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