Natuurmuseum Brabant, Tilburg - Invertebrates

Latest version published by Natuurmuseum Brabant on 23 May 2023 Natuurmuseum Brabant
Publication date:
23 May 2023
Published by:
Natuurmuseum Brabant
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The invertebrate dataset contains all registered invertebrate specimens of the Natural History Museum Brabant (Tilburg, Netherlands).

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 72,348 records.

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Natuurmuseum Brabant. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: ea752618-a6b7-43da-a5f2-a49bf9cca447.  Natuurmuseum Brabant publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Netherlands Biodiversity Information Facility.


Occurrence; Specimen


Nadine Müller
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Coordinator collection and science
Natuurmuseum Brabant
Spoorlaan 434
NL-5038 CH Tilburg
Jeroen Creuwels
  • Originator
Data manager
PO Box 9517
NL-2300 RA Leiden
Niels Raes
  • Processor
Node manager
PO Box 9517
NL-2300 RA Leiden

Geographic Coverage

Global distribution, but the majority of the specimens is collected in the Netherlands.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Taxonomic Coverage


Phylum Mollusca (molluscs), Arthropoda, Bryozoa, Cnidaria, Ctenophora, Echinodermata, Porifera

Temporal Coverage

Formation Period 1809-present

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers ea752618-a6b7-43da-a5f2-a49bf9cca447