International Fossil Shell Museum (NL) - Mollusca Collection

Latest version published by International Fossil Shell Museum on Apr 14, 2020 International Fossil Shell Museum
Publication date:
14 April 2020
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Collection of mainly recent and fossil shells from Pleistocene, Pliocene, Miocene and Eocene epochs.

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 31,251 records.

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is International Fossil Shell Museum. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY 4.0) License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: fa87d03e-4959-451d-865f-ff03bb798339.  International Fossil Shell Museum publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Netherlands Biodiversity Information Facility.


Occurrence; Specimen


Frans Slieker
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Honorary Curator
Natural History Museum Rotterdam
Westzeedijk 345
3015 AA Rotterdam
+31 6 28076166
Niels Raes
  • Processor
Node manager
PO Box 9517
NL-2300 RA Leiden
+31 71 7519362

Geographic Coverage

Main geographic coverage: France, United States, Australia, Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, Hungary, Portugal, Turkey and Germany.

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

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers fa87d03e-4959-451d-865f-ff03bb798339