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Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Mollusca Collection (Mollusca) [Weekdierencollectie van het Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen]
Citation
Samyn, Y., Semal, P. (2020) Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Mollusca collection
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Archived data
Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Notes: In this dataset the records without coordinates (or any location identifier) have been filtered out. Those records will not be found in EMODnet Biology, EurOBIS and OBIS. The original datasets with all the records can be accessed in http://ipt.naturalsciences.be/

Description
The Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Mollusca collection contains 55526 digitised specimens over 1702 taxa (mostly species). This dataset only contains the marine species of the collection. The following classes are included: Articulata Huxley, 1869, Bivalvia, Bivalvia Linnaeus, 1758, Cephalopoda Cuvier, 1797, Gastropoda Cuvier, 1797, Heliozoa, Hydrozoa Owen, 1843, Insecta Linnaeus, 1758, Malacostraca Latreille, 1802, Maxillopoda Dahl, 1956, Monoplacophora, Polychaeta, Polyplacophora Gray, 1821, Scaphopoda Bronn, 1862.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Invertebrates
Keywords:
Marine, Molluscan fauna, World Oceans, Annelida, Arthropoda, Echinodermata, Heliozoa, Mollusca

Geographical coverage
World Oceans [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1763 - 15 January 2017

Taxonomic coverage
Annelida [WoRMS]
Arthropoda [WoRMS]
Echinodermata [WoRMS]
Heliozoa [WoRMS]
Mollusca [WoRMS]

Parameter
Data collections

Contributor
Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen (IRScNB/KBIN), moredata creator

Related datasets
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2018-07-20
Information last updated: 2020-04-30
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