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Delaware Museum of Natural History – Mollusks

Specimen Records: 27,699
Media Records: 0
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2018-03-02

The Museum's mollusk collection consists of more than 2 million specimens, making it one of the largest in the United States. The 220,000 cataloged lots represent more than 18,000 species. Worldwide in scope and covering all seven living classes of mollusks, our holdings include marine gastropods (45%), land and freshwater gastropods (30%), marine bivalves (15%), freshwater bivalves (5%) and other (5%). The Museum's mollusk collection is primarily dry shells, with some alcohol preserved cephalopod specimens. Most specimens are recent; however there is some Cenozoic fossil material. Our type collection contains more than 1,200 lots.

Contacts

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Emailpsierwald@fieldmuseum.org
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Emailpsierwald@fieldmuseum.org
Name Elizabeth Shea
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Emaileshea@delmnh.org
Name Edward
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Name Elizabeth Shea
RoleCollection Manager
Emaileshea@delmnh.org
  • Data Corrected
  • Data Use
  • Raw
This table shows any data corrections that were performed on this recordset to improve the capabilities of iDigBio Search. The first column represents the correction performed. The last two columns represent the number and percentage of records that were corrected. A complete list of the data quality flags and their descriptions can be found here. Clicking on a data flag name will take you to a search for all records with this flag in this recordset.
FlagRecords With This Flag(%) Percent With This Flag
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88.393
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85.375
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73.573
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73.573
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73.573
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73.573
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73.573
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73.573
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73.573
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73.573
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58.331
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53.901
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47.467
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46.031
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17.795
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4.43
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3.65
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3.423
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2.809
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2.318
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2.264
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2.22
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0.592
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0.253
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0.245
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0.22
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0.191
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0.112
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0.09
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0.022
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0.018
rev_geocode_corrected  i1
0.004
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i1
0.004
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